Bible

BIB 331 Pauline Epistles (3 credits)

Course Description

Attention is given to the life, ministry, and writings of Paul. The doctrinal, pastoral, and personal epistles of Paul are studied with reference to their geographical and historical settings, the organization of the Apostolic Church and the development of Christian doctrine. Careful exegesis is made of selected portions of each epistle.

Learning Results

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will:
• Utilize the tools of biblical and theological research in order to uncover more insight into the thought and ministry of the Apostle Paul
• Be aware of and skillful in relating the life setting of Paul's epistles to their argument (the subject of a literary work) and recognizing the circumstantial nature of Pauline correspondence
• Know the leading themes, ideas, and doctrines of Paul's Gospel

Textbooks

Learning Documentation

This course consists of 12 assignments, and no exams.

Learning Evaluation

Each assignment is worth 100 points with the exception of the final assignment which is 150 points for a total of 1,250 points possible.

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