Jewish Background of New Testament

[dropcap type=”circle” color=”#ffffff” background=”#66a3bf”]C[/dropcap]ourse Description:

Jewish (or Judaic) studies is an academic discipline centered on the study of Jews and Judaism. Jewish studies is interdisciplinary and combines aspects of history (especially Jewish history), Middle Eastern studies, theological studies, archeology, literature, sociology and linguistics. This course will cover topics of particular interest and relevancy to Christian community worldwide. To register click HERE.

How often: Once a week.

Lecture time: 1.5 hours.

Length of course: 2.5 months.

Recordings of missed sessions: available

Tuition: to be determined

Some examples of lecture titles:

  1. A Parallel Survey Jewish and Christian histories
  2. Judaism and Christianity: Mother-daughter or siblings?
  3. A survey of First Century Jewish movements: Who is who and why?
  4. Para-Biblical Jewish Literature: How should it be used?
  5. Jewish Studies and the Book of Acts: Early Jewish Christian movement
  6. John’s Gospel: Why is this Israelite Gospel seem anti-Jewish?
  7. John’s Gospel: ReThinking the Samaritan Woman and Israelite Samaritans
  8. John’s Gospel: Recovering the historicity and Jewishness of Jesus
  9. Jewish Studies and Paul: The vision for the worldwide kingdom of Israel
  10. Jewish Studies and Paul: Paul’s Case for the Jews and their God
  11. How to read New Testament as Jewish Literature
  12. Jewish-Christians Relations, Dialogue and Interaction: Is there hope?



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