Unit Category: Gospels

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Unit 6: The Evangelist as Pastor

Welcome to the NT | Gospels | Unit 6: The Evangelist as Pastor Objective: To explore the three levels of a Gospel pericope and reflect on how understanding the third level might help us understand ministry-as-change-agent.Est. Time: 45 min. STEP 1 — Watch the Video (11:16) STEP 2 — Complete the Action Step Action Step Welcome to the NT | Gospels | Unit 6: The Evangelist as Pastor Instructions: What are the 3 levels of any Gospel pericope? Write them down in your Course Journal. Be able to explain each level in a rudimentary way to someone else. Practice doing that, […]

Unit 5: Sources of the Synoptics

Welcome to the NT | Gospels | Unit 5: Sources of the Synoptics Objective: To comprehend and explain 3 basic critical assumptions about the Sources of the Synoptic Gospels (according to NT Scholars)Est. Time: 30 min. STEP 1 — Watch the Video (7:05) STEP 2 — Complete the Action Step Action Step Welcome to the NT | Gospels | Unit 5: Sources of the Synoptics Instructions: In your Course Journal reproduce the diagram for 2SH. Show it to someone you know and explain it to them. In your Course Journal reproduce the diagram for 4SH. Show it to someone you know […]

Unit 4: The Synoptic Problem

Welcome to the NT | Gospels | Unit 4: The Synoptic Problem Objective: To understand the basic definition of The Synoptic Problem and to learn what a Synopsis of the Gospels is.Est. Time: 1 hour STEP 1 — Watch the Video (4:30) STEP 2 — Complete the Action Step Action Step Welcome to the NT | Gospels | Unit 4: The Synoptic Problem Instructions: Print out the full parallel of The Baptism of Jesus. Using black ink underline all the EXACT AGREEMENTS in each column. That is, compare across all three columns. When one of the Gospels agrees exactly with another Gospel […]

Unit 3: Oral Tradition

Welcome to the NT | Gospels | Unit 3: Oral Tradition Objective: To be able to identify a unit of Oral Tradition in the GospelsEst. Time: 1.5 hours This unit introduces the phenomenon of Oral Tradition — what it is, how it works, and its role in the creation of the Gospels. STEP 1 — Watch the Video (8:53) STEP 2 — Complete the Action Step Action Step Welcome to the NT | Gospels | Unit 3: Oral Tradition Instructions: Learning the pronunciation, meaning, and spelling of the word “pericope” Practice saying “pericope” – See this short YouTube to help: https://youtu.be/5VohPVswwp0 […]

Unit 2: Four Communities

Welcome to the NT | Gospels | Unit 2: Four Communities Objective: To understand and be able to explain how the relationship between the Setting and the Intent of the Gospels works for readers.Est. Time: 1 hour 30 min. This unit introduces you to the “M.A.S.H. effect” in the creation of the Gospels. STEP 1 — Watch the Video (6:02) STEP 2 — Complete the Action Step Action Step Welcome to the NT | Gospels | Unit 2: Four Communities Instructions: Practice explaining the “M.A.S.H. effect” to yourself. Write out your explanation in your Course Journal. Think of three people to whom […]

Template for Gospels: Unit #: UnitTitle

Welcome to the NT | Gospels | Unit #: UnitTitles Objective: To xxxxxEst. Time: xx min. This unit STEP 1 — Watch the Video (2:48) STEP 2 — Complete the Action Step Action Step Welcome to the NT | Gospels | Unit #: UnitTitle Instructions: Item 1 Item 2 STEP 3 — (Optional Downloads) Here’s the audio of the video, for review “on the run” if you wish. Available Downloads: [right-click on audio file above to download it] pdf of the Action Step [Download] [Download] STEP 4 — A Short Quiz  

Unit 1: Four Gospels

Welcome to the NT | Gospels | Unit 1: Four Gospels Objective: To observe the similarities and differences between the four canonical Gospels and to learn a bit of basic information about the critical study of the Gospels.Est. Time: 20 min. This unit is a short introduction to some information that can help you understand how scholars approach the Gospels. To complete the unit, simply follow each step in sequence. STEP 1 — Watch the Video (2:48) STEP 2 — Complete the Action Step Action Step Welcome to the NT | Gospels | Unit 1: Four Gospels Instructions: You may want to […]