This course aims to aid students in obtaining general knowledge of the Bible and assist them in getting basic understanding of its messages. In the first half of each class, students learn about the Bible through lecture and group discussion. This year we will read the Gospel of Luke. In the second half of the class, students are requested to appreciate the messages of the Bible by silent reading and oral reading and connecting them with our daily experiences. Students are highly expected to share their ideas and opinions during the class. The course will be conducted primarily in English.
新約聖書 The New Testament 和英対照 和文：新共同訳 英文：new international version（日本聖書協会）
To be announced in class.
There will be a lot of group discussions in class. Active participation is highly expected.
Attendance / Journal / Short Reports / Term Paper
１．Introduction to the Bible ２．Luke (1) The Birth of Jesus Christ / The Birth of John the Baptist ３．Luke (2) The Genealogy of Jesus and Stories of Some of the Characters ４．Luke (3) The Temptation of Jesus / Kingdom of God ５．Luke (4) Healing by Jesus and the Reaction from the Pharisees ６．Luke (5) The Teachings of Jesus - 1- Happiness and Sorrow / Love for Enemies ７．Luke (6) The Teachings of Jesus - 2 - Jesus Anointed by a Sinful Woman ８．Luke (7) The Teachings of Jesus - 3 - The Parable of Good Samaritan ９．Luke (8) The Teachings of Jesus - 4 - The Lord's Prayer 10．Luke (9) The Teachings of Jesus - 5 - Jesus Accuses the Pharisees and the Teachers of Law 11．Luke (10) The Teachings of Jesus - 6 - Do Not Worry / The Cost of Being a Disciple 12．Luke (11) The Teachings of Jesus - 7 - The Lost Son 13．Luke (12) The Last Supper / Jesus' prayer in Gethsemane 14．Luke (13) The Crucifixion /Jesus' Death / Resurrection 15．The Review of the First Term
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