Details for New Testament Foundations

The New Testament is an exciting document that outlines the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus and the early writings of the church. This subject will introduce the purpose, content, and message of the New Testament books with particular focus on the historical and cultural implications of their setting, and how this broad diversity of literature presents an incredibly unified and coherent message.


Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: BIB010
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: John Griffiths

Awards offering New Testament Foundations

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

Unit Content

Outcomes

  1. Define the key elements of the historical, cultural, and literary backgrounds of the NT;
  2. Interpret the message of a chosen NT passage into a modern church context;
  3. Identify and discuss the various critical and exegetical issues of a given NT passage;
  4. Outline the background, content, main arguments, themes, and theological emphases of the NT documents.

Subject Content

  • Jewish Backgrounds
  • Mission and Message of Jesus
  • Mark, Matthew
  • Luke-Acts
  • Paul’s Letters
  • The Pastoral Epistles
  • Hebrews, James, 1-2 Peter, Jude
  • John, Epistles of John
  • Revelation

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to face (onsite)
  • eLearning (online)
  • Intensive

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

Assessment Methods

  • Forum Posts (25%)
  • Sermon (25%)
  • Exegetical Paper (50%)

Prescribed Text

  • Mark Allan Powell, Introducing the New Testament: a historical, literary, and theological survey. Baker Academic, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2018.

Please consult your instructor before purchasing any texts