The New Testament
content and major themes of the New Testament, the early Church, gentile
inclusion, and the relationship between the four gospels is central to
developing student competences in religious education.
is to reveal what was promised in the Old Testament. In the New Testament Christ established the
kingdom of God on earth he revealed the father in his ministry of which he
completed by his death, resurrection and glorious ascension and by sending of
the Holy Spirit. The major purpose is to
show that Jesus draws all men to himself and the New Testament is the principal
witness for the life and teaching of Jesus all this is seen in the gospels and
This course is designed to
enable students explore the content and major themes of the New Testament,
and the theological claims made by these
works about the God of Israel and the person of Jesus.
COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
end of the course unit, students should be able to:
the life of Jesus, his ministry, his death and resurrection and what
happen after his resurrection.
understand the theology and historical settings of various authors of New
understand and apply the relevance of each author in the current society
know that the New Testament is the fulfillment of Old Testament.