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  1. WEEK 1: Introduction: Jesus in the Gospels 13 items
    1. Required Reading 8 items
      1. The Bible we will use is the New Revised Standard Version (NRSV). It will be useful to have a copy of this version to bring to class, but you can also find texts online using http://bible.oremus.org/.

      2. Pages 3-38; 147-166.

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Reading 5 items
      1. The New Testament: history, literature, religion - Gerd Theissen 2003

        Book Background

  2. WEEK 2: Jesus in Paul 20 items
    1. Required Reading 11 items
      1. Pages 3-38; 167-213

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Reading 4 items
      1. Pages 93-139

        Chapter Background

      2. Christ among the messiahs: Christ language in Paul and messiah language in ancient Judaism - Matthew V. Novenson 2012

        Book Background Especially chapter 5, “Christ Passages in Paul’.

    3. WEEK 2 ADVANCED SEMINAR: Discovering Jesus in the Prologue to John’s Gospel 5 items
      1. Required Reading 3 items
        1. Read John's Gospel, and make notes on John Chapter 1.

        2. Pages 371- 410

          Chapter 

      2. Further Reading 2 items
        1. Doubter's Guide to Jesus - John Dickson 8 Mar. 2018

          Book Background

        2. The light has come - Lesslie Newbigin 1982

          Book Background

  3. WEEK 3: Jesus on Jesus 10 items
    1. Required Reading 5 items
      1. Pages 147-196

        Chapter Essential

      2. Doubter's Guide to Jesus - John Dickson 8 Mar. 2018

        Book Essential

    2. Further Reading 5 items
      1. The Shadow of the Galilean (scm classics) - Gerd Theissen October 2001 (Paperback)

        Book Background

      2. Apocryphal gospels: an introduction - Hans-Josef Klauck 2003

        Book Background

      3. ‘Infancy Gospels’

        Chapter Background

  4. WEEK 4: Jesus: Creeds, Councils and Christology. 8 items
    1. Required Reading 5 items
    2. Further Reading 3 items
      1. Chapter 5, Christianity matures

        Chapter Background

  5. WEEK 4 ADVANCED SEMINAR: Book Discussion on the Impact of N. T Wright. 11 items
    1. Required Reading 6 items
      1. N.T Wright has his own website with a large collection of more popular articles: http://ntwrightpage.com/

      2. Such as:

      3. Pages 47 - 77 & 98 - 120

        Chapter 

      4. Pages 28 - 78 & 655 - 657

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further reading – books by N. T. Wright 5 items
      1. The Resurrection of Jesus - John Dominic Crossan 2005

        Book Background

      2. The resurrection of the son of God - N. T. Wright 2003

        Book Background

      3. The meaning of Jesus: two visions - Marcus J. Borg, N. T. Wright 1999

        Book Background

  6. WEEK 5 Jesus Saves: Soteriology 6 items
    1. Required Reading 2 items
      1. Pages 540-611

        Chapter 

    2. Further Reading 4 items
      1. For those Interested in the Salvation Army: 

  7. WEEK 6: Jesus the teacher: Teaching and Ethics 14 items
    1. Required Reading 3 items
      1. Jesus and the eyewitnesses: the Gospels as eyewitness testimony - Richard Bauckham 2006

        Book Essential

      2. Pages 540 - 611

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Reading 2 items
    3. WEEK 6 ADVANCED SEMINAR: Jesus in Patristic theology and Apologetics 9 items
      1. Required Reading 6 items
        1. Christology of the later fathers - Edward Rochie Hardy, Cyril Charles Richardson 1954

          Book Essential

        2. Pages 55 - 73

          Chapter Essential

        3. The Tome of Leo - Leo

          Book Essential

        4. Pages 371 - 374

          Chapter Essential

      2. Further Reading 3 items
        1. The Incarnation: An Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Incarnation of the Son of God - Stephen T. Davis, Daniel Kendall SJ, Gerald O'Collins SJ, Oxford University Press 2002 (electronic resource)

          Book Background

        2. Imperial unity and Christian divisions: the church, 450-680 A.D. - John Meyendorff 1989

          Book Background

        3. Jesus through the centuries: His place in the history of culture - Jaroslav Pelikan c1985

          Book Background

  8. WEEK 7: ENRICHMENT WEEK 1 item
    1. No Lecture

  9. WEEK 8: The Birth and Death of Jesus in Contemporary Theology 16 items
    1. Required Reading 2 items
      1. It is planned that for this Lecture will combine with a visit to a place of Christian worship, and historic Church building.

    2. WEEK 8: ADVANCED SEMINAR: Jesus Theology in Worship, Arts and Architecture 14 items
      1. This booklet may be helpful for those not familiar with Church Architecture:

      2. Interpreting Churches - J. Booth

        Document Essential

      3. This workshop will be open to both year 2 and Year 3 Students, and will follow on form the lecture.

      4. Students are advised to bring a notebook and camera/phone.

      5. Contemporary Theology in Worship – to be viewed. 5 items
        1. Phatfish - ‘The Cross’ on Vimeo Monday, July 5, 2010 at 7:23 AM EST

          Audio-visual document Essential

        2. Matt Redman - 10,000 Reasons Live in Times Square - OfficialMattRedman 2016

          Audio-visual document Essential

        3. The Lord is my light - Taize - anggosworship 2010

          Audio-visual document Essential

        4. Oceans (Where Feet May Fail) Lyric Video - Hillsong UNITED - Hillsong UNITED 2013

          Audio-visual document Essential

      6. Further Reading 5 items
        1. Pages 101 - 133

          Chapter Background

        2. I believe: the Christian's creed - Helmut Thielicke, John Walter Doberstein, H. George Anderson 1969

          Book Background

        3. The evangelical faith - Helmut Thielicke, Geoffrey W. Bromiley 1978

          Book Background

        4. The historical figure of Jesus - E. P. Sanders 1995

          Book Background

  10. WEEK 9: The Resurrection of Jesus in contemporary Theology 3 items
    1. This week will explore the resurrection of Jesus in contemporary theology and the life of the Spirit, and contemporary Christian Discipleship.

    2. Required Reading 2 items
      1. Pages 296-300

        Chapter 

  11. WEEK 10: Jesus in Islam 3 items
    1. Required Reading 2 items
      1. Pages 87-135

        Chapter Essential

      2. Pages 224-248

        Chapter Essential

    2. Further Reading 1 item
      1. A Muslim view of Christianity: essays on dialogue - Mahmoud Ayoub, Irfan A. Omar c2007

        Book Background Especially chapters 11, 12 and 13