REL 1010W. The New Testament. 3 Credits.
Literature and history of earliest Christianity in the setting of the religious movements of the Greco-Roman world and developments within Judaism. The meaning of the earliest Christian proclamation about the significance of the life, teaching, and death of Jesus of Nazareth becomes the basis for tracing the formation and expansion of the Christian movement. Includes a significant engagement in writing as a form of critical inquiry and scholarly expression to satisfy the WID requirement.