NEW TESTAMENT SURVEY
An introduction to the authorship and contents of the New Testament books. Special attention will be given to important persons, places, events, as well as to key chapters in the New Testament revelation.
The aim of this course is structured to help the student interpret New Testament biblical passages in their proper context. Within the New Testament, there are insights to mankind, teachings for virtuous living, truths about the Savior, and principles for living an abundant life for Christ. The student will also be challenged to evaluate traditional and critical options of interpretation.
REQUIRED RESOURCE PURCHASES
Duvall, J. S., and J. D. Hays. Journey into God’s Word: Your Guide to Understanding and Applying the Bible. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2008. ISBN: 9780310275138. Towns, Elmer L., and Ben Gutierrez. The Essence of the New Testament: A Survey. Nashville: B&H Publishing, 2012. ISBN: 9781433677052. Disclaimer: The above resources provide information consistent with the latest research regarding the subject area. Liberty University does not necessarily endorse specific personal, religious, philosophical, or political positions found in these resources.
ADDITIONAL MATERIALS FOR LEARNING
Computer with basic audio/video output equipment
Internet access (broadband recommended)
(Microsoft Office is available at a special discount to Liberty University students.) D.
The Holy Bible
MEASURABLE LEARNING OUTCOMES
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to: A.
Explain the role and significance of the New Testament and how it pertains to the Christian today. B.
Describe the content of the New Testament including authorship, literary style, theological development, and the major themes and key verse of each book. C.
Correctly list the books of the New Testament in the...
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