Theo 227(A) / SS 253(A)
JOHN (3 units)

Herbert Schneider, SJ
M 9:00 - 12:00 nn

Theo 327(A) / SS 353(A)
EXEGESIS: JOHN (3 units)

Herbert Schneider, SJ
M 9:00 - 12:00 nn

This course introduces the student to the Gospel of John through a study of necessary background, overview study, and exegetical work with chosen passages. At the end of the course the student should be able to demonstrate the following:

* An understanding of the literary and theological characteristics of the Fourth Gospel

*An awareness of the historical, religious and social issues confronting the Johannine community

*An ability to analyze the text using various methods of exegesis

*An in-depth understanding of selected texts

*An understanding of specific Johannine topics, e.g., faith, world, Christ, and discipleship among others.

All required readings for the course are in the Ralph Gehring Library.

Maximum number of students: 20


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