This course aims to aid students in obtaining general knowledge of the Bible and assist them in getting basic understanding of its messages. During the course well-known stories and passages from both the Old and the New Testaments, as well as quotations of famous historical figures regarding the Bible will be introduced. Students will be expected to share their ideas and opinions in group discussions. The course will be conducted entirely in English.
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『新約聖書』和英対照 和文/新共同訳 英文/Today's English Version （日本聖書協会） Handouts will be provided in class.
To be announced in class.
There will be a lot of group discussions in class. Active participation is highly expected.
Tentative schedule: 1. Introduction and Overview 2. Formation of the Old Testament 3. Formation of the New Testament 4. Brief look at the Gospels (1) 5. Brief look at the Gospels (2) 6. Brief look at the Apostolic Letters (1) 7. Brief look at the Apostolic Letters (2) 8. Basic Messages of the Bible (1) 9. Basic Messages of the Bible (2) 10. Bible passages quoted by famous figures (1) 11. Bible passages quoted by famous figures (2) 12. Bible passages quoted by famous figures (3) 13. Conclusion
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