This course studies Jesus from perspective in which a proper historical context is used to understand the historical Jesus and the gospels. The course includes:

  • Disperate views about Jesus
  • The character of the Gospels
  • What we learn about Jesus from the Best Sources
  • The whole gospel in historical scrutiny

Text for the course:

  • Historical Jesus of the Gospels, rev. ed. - Craig S. Keener 2012.


  • BI-5103 Introduction to the New Testament
  • BI-6103 New Testament Theology

3 credit course