History of the New Testament milieu

ltheo2472  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

History of the New Testament milieu
4.00 credits
30.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2021-2022 !

Burnet Régis;
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.
Learning outcomes

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.
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
Lectures alternate with works of reading and presentations.
Evaluation methods
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
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Master [60] in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Oriental Studies

Master [120] in Biblical Studies

Master [120] in Theology