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New Testament Survey (BIB 212)


Description
An examination of the development of redemptive history throughout the New Testament in the context of its geographical and cultural background. Key themes and selected critical issues are discussed with a view to aiding students develop a biblically-informed worldview.

*Supplemental reading recommendation: Encountering the New Testament: A Historical and Theological Survey.
Walter A. Elwell and Robert W. Yarbrough, (https://amzn.to/2GyBy4G).

**Student's will not need to purchase the course textbook. All the material is available with your subscription.

Credential Level: Certified Course Instructor: Robert Brown

Content
  • Getting Started
  • A Note from the Director
  • Meet Your Instructor
  • Section 1: Overview
  • The New Testament in Ten Minutes
  • The New Testament: a Quick Overview
  • Introduction: Why Study the New Testament? - Part 1
  • Introduction: Why Study the New Testament? - Part 2
  • The Necessity of Theological Understanding
  • The Critical Study of the New Testament
  • New Testament Quiz #1
  • New Testament Personal Reflection #1
  • Section 2: Historical Background
  • A Survey of the New Testament Video Lectures - Chapter 1: Robert H. Gundry
  • Continuity between the Old and New Testaments - Craig Keener
  • The Greco-Roman World - Part 1
  • The Greco-Roman World - Part 2
  • The Greco-Roman World - Part 3
  • (Optional) Greek to Herod Background
  • The Jewish World of Jesus: An Overview
  • New Testament Quiz #2
  • New Testament Personal Reflection #2
  • Section 3 - The Canon
  • How the Canon of the Bible Was Formed
  • From Stories to Canon - Part 1
  • From Stories to Canon - Part 2
  • From Stories to Canon - Part 3
  • Responding to Bart Ehrman
  • What the New Testament consists of — The Cannon
  • The Bible — Can We Trust It?
  • The Uniqueness of the Bible
  • New Testament Quiz #3
  • New Testament Personal Reflection #3
  • Section 4 - Gospels
  • The Historical Jesus - Part 1
  • The Historical Jesus - Part 2
  • The Historical Jesus - Part 3
  • Understanding Jesus' Genealogy - Craig Keener
  • Who wrote the Gospels?
  • Who Wrote the Gospels, and How Do We Know for Sure?
  • Salvation and Suffering according to Jesus
  • Differences in the Gospels, A Closer Look | The Exchange Blog by Ed Stetzer
  • A Six-Point Summary of the Gospel
  • New Testament Quiz #4
  • New Testament Personal Reflection #4
  • Section 5 - Acts
  • The Book of Acts - Part 1
  • The Book of Acts - Part 2
  • The Book of Acts - Part 3
  • The Book of Acts - Part 4
  • Luke-Acts: Women, the Poor, and Social Dimensions
  • Why Study Acts - Eckhard Schnabel
  • Acts: Introduction, Outline, and Argument
  • The Teaching of The Church
  • The Growth of the Church
  • New Testament Quiz #5
  • New Testament Personal Reflection #5
  • Section 6 - Hebrews
  • Dr. Herb Bateman, General Letters, Lecture 11, Hebrews 1 - Part 1
  • Dr. Herb Bateman, General Letters, Lecture 11, Hebrews 1 - Part 2
  • Dr. Herb Bateman, General Letters, Lecture 11, Hebrews 1 - Part 3
  • Read Scripture: Hebrews
  • The Epistle To The Hebrews
  • The Letter To The Hebrews: Another View
  • New Testament Quiz #6
  • New Testament Personal Reflection #6
  • Section 7 - The Letters
  • Dr. Herb Bateman, General Letters, Lecture 1: Background - Part 1
  • Dr. Herb Bateman, General Letters, Lecture 1: Background - Part 2
  • Dr. Herb Bateman, General Letters, Lecture 1: Background - Part 3
  • Read Scripture: James
  • Read Scripture: 1 Peter
  • Read Scripture: 2 Peter
  • Read Scripture: 1-3 John
  • Read Scripture: Jude
  • The Catholic Epistles: a Quick Overview
  • The Epistle of James
  • The Study of the Epistles
  • The Johannine Epistles
  • Paul A Very Short Introduction - Paul's Mission
  • New Testament Quiz #7
  • New Testament Personal Reflection #7
  • Section 8 - Revelation
  • Read Scripture: Revelation Ch. 1-11
  • Read Scripture: Revelation Ch. 12-22
  • A Conversation on The Book of Revelation with Dr. Craig Keener - Part 1
  • A Conversation on The Book of Revelation with Dr. Craig Keener - Part 2
  • A Conversation on The Book of Revelation with Dr. Craig Keener - Part 3
  • A Conversation on The Book of Revelation with Dr. Craig Keener - Part 4
  • The Study of The Revelation
  • The Place of Apocalyptic in The Teaching of Jesus and of The EarlyChurch
  • The Revelation of John
  • Beam Me Up Theology
  • Revelation & Redemption
  • New Testament Quiz #8
  • New Testament Personal Reflection #8
  • Section 9 - Pastor's Practical Tips
  • Secret Church - Survey of the New Testament - Session 1 - Part 1
  • Secret Church - Survey of the New Testament - Session 1 - Part 2
  • Secret Church - Survey of the New Testament - Session 1 - Part 3
  • Five Ways Jesus Changes Our Relationship to the Old Testament
  • True and Better
  • The New Testament Evangelist & 21st Century Church
  • Your Daughters Will Prophesy: The New Testament Case for Women in Ministry
  • Why Is the New Testament Silent on Slavery — or Is It?
  • Advice to Pastors: Preach the Word
  • 7 Ideas for Improving Bible Engagement in Your Church
  • New Testament Quiz #9
  • New Testament Personal Reflection #9
  • Section 10 - Student Presentation 14d
  • Flash Card Study Session
  • Final Presentation
  • Final Reflection
  • Wrapping Up
  • For Further Reading
  • End of Class Survey
  • You're one step closer!
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever