History of the New Testament milieu

ltheo2472  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

History of the New Testament milieu
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
4 credits
30.0 h
Q2

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2020-2021
Teacher(s)
Language
French
Main themes
In order to achieve this end,
- a group of non-canonical texts from the inter- or neo-testamentary period will be studied; the selection will be guided by the interest of these texts for the interpretation of the New Testament;
- these texts will be situated in their political, social, religious and literary context.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 - for the inter- or neo-testamentary period, either to situate historically and understand correctly non-canonical texts,
 
2 or situate in their socio-historical context some events, persons and movements.
 

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Content
2020-2021
Sects and parties at the time of Jesus
Sadducees, Pharisees, Essenes, Baptists... The list of sects and religious parties at the time of Jesus is long and in recent years substantial progress has been made in defining them. Starting from a collection of texts, this class will try to better understand them and to see what significance they may have had at the time of Jesus. 
Teaching methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

Lectures alternate with works of reading and presentations.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change.

A 20-minute oral presentation to comment on a text studied in class.
Teaching materials
  • Syllabus de texte sur Moodle
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [60] en langues et lettres anciennes, orientation orientales

Master [120] en études bibliques

Master [120] en langues et lettres anciennes, orientation orientales

Master [120] en théologie