BL102 – New Testament Survey – Syllabus Spring 2016

Teaching and Preaching the New Testament–

Professor: Russ Reaves

New Testament Survey is a broad study of the history, literature, interpretation, theology, and basic content of the New Testament. Attention will be given to the character, background, and central 7uthemes of the New Testament as a whole and to the authorship, date, setting, theme, purpose, structure, and general content of its individual books. Important New Testament issues, events, and persons will also be highlighted. Together with Old Testament Survey, this course will help students understand the whole Bible as the story of redemption and restoration.

Text Requirements:

Encountering the New Testament by Walter Elwell

Course Requirements:

Read the complete book by June 17 and submit an email attesting that you have completed your reading.

Submit 2 Expository papers on topics of your choosing from the text.