BITH502 – The Gospels / The Life of Christ

Course Description

A chronological and synthetic study of the Gospels’ accounts of Christ’s birth, life, death, resurrection, and ascension.

Course Objectives

  1. Know the major aspects of the life and teaching of Jesus.
  2. Be able to describe the chronology and geography of the life of Christ.
  3. Understand the basic content and the unique contribution of each gospel.
  4. Be able to discover the contemporary significance of issues raised in the study of the life of Jesus.
  5. Understand and articulate the purpose of each of the four Gospels.

Required Textbook

Four Portraits, One Jesus: An Introduction to Jesus and the Gospels by Mark L. Strauss. ISBN: 978-0310226970