An introduction to the sources and formation of the New Testament dealing in particular with the philosophical dimensions of the basic teachings of the historical Jesus and the various ideas formed by the early Christian community. Also relates these ideas to contemporary values and settings, while exploring their influence on different parts of the world and the way in which both Jesus and Paul became the formative thinkers for many. Spring of even years. (GACO)
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.