BTH501 Understanding the New Testament – 3 Credits
An introduction to the New Testament that examines major themes, broad divisions, key scriptures, major personalities, and the structure and context of each book. Literary and historical backgrounds are also examined.
Students will be able to:
give a general outline of the history, prime characters, and Christian doctrine of the New Testament.
understand the basic historical background of the NT, and will be familiar with the lives and activities of Jesus and Paul.
understand how the various NT books fit in with the NT history, and will have learned the basic contents of the NT books, along with brief outlines of the NT books.
A. Technical Requirements
B. Academic Requirements
C. Grading Scale
A = 94-100 Excellent
B = 84 – 93 Above Average
C = 74 – 83 Average
D = 64 – 73 Below Average
F = 63 & Below Failure