• Romans

    Duration: 8 week

    Free

    Romans

    Paul's letter to the Romans has been enormously influential in the development of Christian faith, Christian theological reflection, and Christian practice.  This course seeks to examine why Paul wrote to the Romans, what he seeks to say to them, and what this means in the context of Jewish-Gentile relations at…

  • 1 Corinthians

    Duration: 8 week

    Free

    1 Corinthians

    Paul's often-quoted pastoral letter addresses many issues related to living in Christian community.  Problems facing the Corinthian congregation of the first century are remarkably applicable to life in Christian community in the twenty-first century.  This study offers an opportunity to reflect on the meaning of being in community where members…

  • 2 Corinthians

    Duration: 8 week

    Free

    2 Corinthians

    This is a rich letter full of powerful imagery; however, it seems to be a collection of fragments, lacking a theme of a theological argument or addressing a particular issue.  This makes understanding Paul's message to the Corinthians challenging to understand.

  • Galatians and Philippians

    Duration: 8 week

    Free

    Galatians and Philippians

    Galatians addresses a time when the early Christian movement was struggling with its identity and mission. Paul is angry and direct in his “advice”. His passionate effort to solve the problems the Galatians are facing is quite evident.

  • 1 and 2 Thessalonians

    Duration: 8 week

    Free

    1 and 2 Thessalonians

    These letters are shorter than some Pauline writings and sometimes do not receive the attention that Romans and Corinthians get.  However, the first letter to the Thessalonians is likely the earliest written description of the Christian movement.  Paul was hard at work in his missionary activity and had not yet…

  • Hebrews

    Duration: 8 week

    Free

    Hebrews

    Historically, Hebrews is thought of as a letter from Paul and is grouped with his other letters in the New Testament.  However, this assumption has been questioned from as early as the third century.  Equally mysterious is the identity of the audience of this document.  It is clear that Hebrews…