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2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RE 116 Jesus and His Contemporaries: Understanding the New Testament

This course explores the birth of Christianity out of ancient Judaism against the background of Roman government and Hellenistic culture. The New Testament is viewed as a series of attempts to present the impact of Jesus of Nazareth in terms of Greek rationality and the impact of Hebraic commitment to history as the matrix of meaning.