The Gospels and Jesus|
In this examination of the history and literature of the earliest writings about Jesus, attention will be given to the literary forms used in the composition of gospel literature, the social and religious functions of the traditions, the role of imagination in the production of gospel texts, and the diversity of interpretations of Jesus in the early church. Readings will focus on the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, Thomas, and "Q."
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CEAS-Phil/Reli)(RELI-MN)(RELI)(SISP-Reli Conc)
||Past Enrollment Probability: 90% or above
|SECTION 01 In-person only|
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Select readings, among others to be determined:
B. Throckmorton, GOSPEL PARALLELS
J. Kloppenborg, Q, THE EARLIEST GOSPEL
B. Mack, A MYTH OF INNOCENCE
|Examination and Assignments: |
Two short papers and a longer one.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course fulfills the "Thematic Approach" OR "Historical Traditions" requirement for Religion majors.
|Instructor(s): Cameron,Ron Times: .M.W... 02:50PM-04:10PM; Location: RSCSEM; |
|Total Enrollment Limit: 19||SR major: 1||JR major: 3|| || |
|Seats Available: 8||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 3||JR non-major: 4||SO: 6||FR: 2|
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