An Introduction to the New Testament focuses on "special introduction" that is historical questions dealing with authorship, date, sources, purpose, destination, and so forth. The course ensures that the New Testament books will be accurately understood within historical settings. For each New Testament document, the course provides a substantial summary of that book’s content, discuss the book’s theological contribution to the overall canon, and give an account of current studies on that book, including recent literary and social-science approaches to interpretation.

Texts for the course:

  • An Introduction to the New Testament, 2nd ed.  - Carson & Moo 2005.

3 credit course