English Exegesis: The Gospel of Matthew

REL536
Spring 2018
Th 1:30-3:20pm
Area: 
Area I
Professor: 
Permission Not Required
No Limit to Enrollment
Course Description: 

Through reading and analysis of the English text of the Gospel of Matthew, this course aims to familiarize students with the cultural-historical context of the gospel and its reception history.  Secondary readings and class discussion will also focus on literary, theological, and explicitly contextual interpretations of the text. 

Course Requirements: 

-          Attendance and participation

-          Required readings

-          Regular posting of questions to class forum

-          Presentation of scholarly monographs

-          Final Paper

Basis of Evaluation: 

Participation, presentation and discussion leading, and final paper