Greek Exegesis of the Gospel of Mark

REL581
Fall 2016
TH 1:30pm - 3:20pm
Area: 
Area I
MDIV Requirements: 
New Testament
Professor: 
Permission Not Required
No Limit to Enrollment
Course Description: 

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

Background Expected: 

Greek reading.

Course Requirements: 

-          Attendance and participation

-          Greek translation and required readings

-          Regular posting of questions to class forum

-          Presentation of scholarly monographs

-          Final Paper

Basis of Evaluation: 

Participation, translation, presentation and discussion leading, and final paper