Full course description
This 12-week course is part of the Truett Seminary Certificate Program, and is suitable for laypeople, church leaders, and ministers of all types, including church pastors.
As an overview of the
New Testament, students will learn about the history and culture of the New
Testament, with particular attention given to the
historical context of the Gospels, and Paul’s letters.
This course is normally taken as the fourth of the Certificate Program’s six core courses.
Without special permission, participants must first take CCF01 - Biblical Interpretation.
It is also recommended (though not required) that
participants first take CMP02 - Survey of the Old Testament.
For this course students will require copies of the following books:
Burge, Gary M, Lynn H. Cohick, and Gene L. Green. The New Testament in Antiquity: A Survey of the New Testament within its Cultural Contexts. Zondervan, 2009.
Duvall, J. Scott, and J. Daniel Hays. Grasping God’s Word: A Hands-On Approach to Reading, Interpreting, and Applying the Bible. Zondervan, 2012
Within the Certificate Program, this course is moderately difficult, though it has an increased amount of reading