M.Rel 508 Christology

Christology explores the history of Jesus Christ, his message and impact on society. This course explores the time, government, politics and religion of the days during the public life of Jesus. Topics for discussion are the Last Supper, the role of women involved in Jesus’ life, his family, the role and reaction of the apostles, the community, the crucifixion, burial ritual and, finally, the Resurrection and its impact on his friends.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Analyze a Scriptural text By the uses of biblical exegesis methodology.
  • Understand the concept of an ancient biography.
  • Distinguish between the Jesus of history and the Christ of faith.