THEO 4321: Catholic Epistles

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Credits 3
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This course is designed to explore the historical and religious contexts of the Christian communities at the end of the first century as reflected Hebrews and in the Catholic Epistles: James, 1-2 Peter, Jude, and the three Johannine letters. Topics include: narrative characteristic of the Greek text, the problem of the authorship, internal and external problems of the Proto-Christian communities, literary analysis of selected periscopes and theological developments manifested in the texts.
Completion of THEO 1301 or 3301 and THEO 2301 or 3311 and taken along with or after completing THEO 3349.