Details for I & II Corinthians

The Corinthian Correspondence is a fascinating exchange between the Apostle Paul and the troubled church in Corinth, and is a worthwhile study for those who are interested in Paul’s role as pastor and apostle. Addressing a variety of ethical and theological issues, such as sexual sin, drunkenness, Christians taking each other to court, dissatisfaction with style of leadership and much more. If you wish to understand more about the practical ministry of the church and its leadership in the first century, then this unit is for you!


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: BIB003
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: Adam White

Prerequisites

The following courses are prerequisites:

For 2019 only, students who have completed BIB007 may enrol into this advanced bible subject.

Awards offering I & II Corinthians

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content

Outcomes

Students should be able to:

  1. Develop tools for interpreting books in the New Testament;
  2. Communicate the message of Paul’s Corinthian correspondence in a contemporary context;
  3. Describe the message and meaning of I and II Corinthians for Christian readers;
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the context in which Paul’s Corinthian correspondence is written.

Subject Content

  1. An introduction to Corinth and the Corinthian correspondence
  2. Examination of the style, content and themes of 1 and 2 Corinthians
  3. Exegesis of selected passages of 1 and 2 Corinthians
  4. Implications for Pauline theology

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (on site)
  • E-learning (online)
  • Intensive (One week: 7 hours per day for 5 days = 35 class hours + approx 85 hours out of class time for research, writing, exam preparation and execution, ancillary activities associated with completion of assigned tasks.)

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis College.

Assessment Methods

  1. Bible Study (1200 words) (40%)
  2. Essay (1000 words) (30%)
  3. Exam (30%)

Prescribed Text

Wright, T. Paul for Everyone: 1 Corinthians. London: SPCK, 2003.

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