Jun 08, 2023  
Traditional Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 
Traditional Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2020 Archived Catalog

BBL 3453 New Testament Book Study: Hebrews

Three hours
The course offers a critical and theological study of the Letter to the Hebrews addressing its composition, literary features and theology, and the context-social, political and religious-in which it was written. Special focus is placed on major topics in the interpretation and reception of Hebrews through the ages, including canonical status and relation to the Pauline corpus, warning passages, influence of Platonism and the issue of Torah observance among early followers of Jesus. Meets The Arts and Humanities requirement of the Core Curriculum.

Prerequisite: BBL 1023  or BBL 1093  
Courses are offered on a rotating basis