CALL Introduction to the New Testament Interpretation (CALL NT)

(01/17/2022-03/07/2022)

Course Memo

The course introduces the New Testament (NT) from a historical, literary, social and theological perspective. It focuses on the distinct nature of each document, the authorship, the times in which they were written, the key themes and issues the authors addressed, and the theological teachings they offered. Due attention is given to the social contexts and historical events that impacted the formation of the texts. Various methods such as historical criticism, literary criticism, social science criticism, and contextual approaches will be used in interpreting the NT texts.