Schedule [4/27: added final reflection and time]

Date

Subject/Assignment

Reading

required/recommended {presenter}

1/10

The Course

Syllabus
Rules of the Game
A Few (Strong) Suggestions on Essay Writing
Pointers for Presentations
Peer Review Guidelines
(Peer Review FAQs are optional)

Review readings for presentation assignments

What the Gospels Are

1/12

The Gospels' Audiences

Presentation assignments

Bauckham intro and ch 1
{_________________}

1/14

Broadcasting in Ancient Rome

Bauckham chs 2 and 6
{_________________}
1/18 (N.B.) The Gospel Genre Bauckham ch 4; skim Bauckham ch 3
{_________________}
1/19

John for Readers of Mark

add/drop deadline

John 3, Mark 1, John 11, Bauckham ch 5; Work, Jesus and the Eyewitnesses review
{_________________}
1/21 Reading Literally

Bauckham ch 7; Hays intro
{_________________}

Paul on Scripture

1/24 Eschatology in 1 Corinthians 1 Cor 1, 5, 10, 14, Hays pp 1-24; Work "Reading the Bible as Holy Scripture"
1/26 Isaiah and Psalm 143 in Romans Isa 40-66 (scan), Rom 9-15 (scan), Hays pp 25-49; Ps 143, Rom 3, Hays pp 50-60
{_________________}
1/28

Torah in Romans; Jesus in Psalms

Deut 30, Hays pp 85-100; Ps 18, Ps 69, Rom 15, Hays pp 101-118
{_________________}
1/31 Abraham and Habakkuk in Romans Gen 15, Rom 4, Hays pp 61-84; Hab, Rom 1, Gal 3, Hays pp 119-142
{_________________}
2/2

Scripture in Ethics

Hays pp 143-162, Work "Are We Reading the Same Bible?" (with chart)

Deep Exegesis

2/4

Modern Hermeneutics

John 9, Leithart preface and ch 1
{_________________}
2/7

Typology

Exercise on biblical genres due (revision due 2/14)

Leithart ch 2
{_________________}
2/9 Semantics Leithart ch 3
{_________________}
2/11 Intertextuality Leithart ch 4
{_________________}
2/14

Structure

Leithart ch 5
{_________________}
2/16

Christology

Leithart ch 6 and epilogue
{_________________}
2/18 Big Picture Holcomb intro and chs 1, 5, 9
{_________________}
2/21 Four-Day

Historical Theologies of Scripture

2/23

Augustine

Holcomb ch 3, Work "Confession of Christ" (with fig. 1)
{_________________}
2/25 Thomas and Catholicism Holcomb chs 4 and 8
{_________________}
2/28 Origen and Balthasar Holcomb chs 2 and 12
{_________________}

3/2

Luther and Calvin

Exercise on scripture as written due (revision due 3/9)

Holcomb chs 6-7
{_________________}

3/4

Schleiermacher and Barth

Holcomb chs 10-11, Work Holy Scripture review
{_________________}

3/7

Liberationism

Holcomb chs 14-15, Hays pp 190-201
{_________________}

3/9 Frei and Postmodernism Holcomb chs 13, 17
{_________________}
3/11 Black Church; intro to Genesis

Holcomb ch 16, Reno pp 9-27
{_________________}

3/14-18 spring break

Genesis

3/21

Creation

last day to withdraw

Gen 1:1-2:4, Reno pp 29-64
{_________________}

3/23

Creation and Fall

Gen 2:5-4:26, Reno pp 64-110
{_________________}
3/25

Frustrations

no TW?

Gen 5:1-11:32, Reno pp 111-135; Work "Critical Dislocation and Missional Relocation"
{_________________}
3/28

Abram

Gen 12:1-17:27, Reno pp 137-182
{_________________}
3/30

Abraham

Exercise on our Westmont conversation due (revision due 4/6)

Gen 18:1-24:67, Reno pp 182-216
{_________________}
4/1

Isaac

Gen 25:1-32:32, Reno pp 216-251
{_________________}

4/4

Jacob and Joseph

Gen 33:1-50:26, Reno pp 253-292
{_________________}

Theology of Scripture

4/6 The Need Work foreword and intro
{_________________}
4/8 Athanasius and Augustine Work pp 33-78
{_________________}
4/11 Barth and Balthasar Work pp 78-124
{_________________}
4/13

Scripture and Israel

Work pp 125-166
{_________________}
4/15

Scripture and Jesus

Work pp 167-214
{_________________}
4/18

Scripture and Church

Work pp 215-260
{_________________}
4/20 Scripture and Tradition Work pp 261-300
{_________________}
4/22-25 Easter recess
4/27

Conclusion

Peer-reviewed reflection on Genesis due

Work pp 301-328, Work "Scripture as a Theological Topic"
{_________________}
4/29 Study day  
5/4, 9-11am Final assignment due (not peer reviewed)  
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