Duration: 8 weekFree dmitriy The Gospel of Matthew Matthew has some of the most familiar stories of Jesus’ life, making it a great study for beginners. It is also beautifully nuanced which should appeal to those who have spent some time reading and thinking about the scriptures of the New Testament. Details Duration: 8 weekFree dmitriy The Gospel of Mark This study will delve into Mark’s storytelling. The Markan Gospel depicts a Jesus of both good news and urgent challenge. The clever author of this book masterfully weaves together episodes that encourage close and attentive reading, especially if we want to understand more about the audience that first heard this… Details Duration: 8 weekFree dmitriy The Gospel of Luke The Gospel of Luke is undoubtedly a masterfully woven narrative filled with skillful characterizations and beautiful poetic verse. Contained within its chapters are some of the most theologically significant parables in the Christian community to this day. It is the first of a two volume work comprised of this Gospel… Details Duration: 8 weekFree dmitriy The Gospel of John The Gospel According to John has long been a favorite of Christian readers of scripture. The Gospel's presentation of the life of Jesus is distinctive, the theological perspective is remarkable, and the significance of Christ is couched in a literary form that combines simplicity of expression with consummate literary artistry. Details Duration: 8 weekFree dmitriy Acts of the Apostles Written by the same author as the Gospel of Luke, the Acts of the Apostles is a continuation of the story of Jesus' followers. Luke, traditionally identified as a physician and Paul's traveling companion, makes his reason for writing these volumes quite clear. In the opening verses of both Luke… Details Duration: 8 weekFree dmitriy 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… Details Duration: 8 weekFree dmitriy 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… Details Duration: 8 weekFree dmitriy 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. Details Duration: 8 weekFree dmitriy 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. Details Duration: 8 weekFree dmitriy 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… Details Duration: 8 weekFree dmitriy 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… Details Duration: 8 weekFree dmitriy Revelation The Book of Revelation has often been quoted out of context, not necessarily conveying the meaning intended by the early Christian author. Apocalyptic literature like Revelation is challenging to understand. This study begins by helping the learner understand the context, origin, and history of this genre in the experience of… Details Your account is now active! Username: Password: Your account is now activated. Login or go back to Home.