A survey of the life and teachings, death, resurrection, and ascension of Christ as presented in the four Gospels and the spread of Christianity as recorded in the Book of Acts. Introductory material such as authorship, date, and the background of each book will be included.
The objectives for this course are an attempt to strike a balance between three converging aims of study at SES: (a) the aims of the seminary itself for this course (see the SES Catalog);
(b) the aims of the instructor for this course; and
(c) the aims of the student for the course.
Hopefully, through a cooperative venture of each of us and the help of the Holy Spirit, the course will come close to meeting this convergence of learning objectives.
A. The Professor’s personal aims for the course are as follows:
Black, David Alan. Why Four Gospels? The Historical Origins of the Gospels, 2nd ed. Gonzalez, FL: Energion Publications, 2001, 2010.
Bock, Darrell L. Jesus According to Scripture: Restoring the Portrait from the Gospels. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic Books, 2002. ISBN 0-8010-2370-X.
Gundry, Robert H. A Survey of the New Testament, 5th ed. Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House, 2012.
The above is a summary of the course that is being offered by Southern Evangelical Seminary. If you would like to see the detailed description of this course and what is expected of students, please view the syllabus. If you are interested in enrolling in this class, please contact Southern Evangelical Seminary or click the button to request more information.
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