Historical Introduction to the New Testament (8 Weeks) (HNT101)
- Saturday 09:00-11:20
- Tokyo (Maps & Directions)
- Language of
Do you wish to understand how Western people think? If so, it is essential to understand the role of Christianity in shaping Western culture and values. Christianity, in turn, is based on a group of writings called the "New Testament." So, understanding the New Testament is basic to understanding Western culture. This course will try to do exactly that by investigating the historical context of the New Testament and its meaning within that context. The course takes a neutral stand on the New Testament as religious truth and instead tries to understand these writings as expressions of core beliefs of the West. So, the approach is historical and cultural, rather than religious. The class will be conducted through some short readings of the New Testament, lecture and discussion, and in-class analysis tasks. By the end of the course, students will have gained a greater appreciation of the way of thinking that is at the core of the Western tradition.
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