Course Information

Life and Teachings of Jesus (REL 224)

Term: 2020-2021 - FALL


Tue-Thu, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM (8/24/2020 - 12/17/2020) Location: MAIN ARTS AUDIT


This course will examine the various ways that the life and teachings of Jesus are depicted in Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Students will be introduced to literary and historical methods used by modern scholars to study the literary aspects of the gospels as well as the historical details related to the life of Jesus. Attention will be given to the various ways that Jesus has been understood and interpreted in the Gospels and to how the Gospels continue to provide nourishment and challenge to modern day readers.