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The Fourth Gospel (Greek)
SEMESTER 1 2021
Monday Daytime Unit
Ever wish you'd been there with Jesus, listening to him in action and even eavesdropping on his conversation with his Father? John was there and left us his eyewitness record. The Gospel of John is unique: simple and accessible, but also complex and profound. Its purpose, according to John, is ‘that you may believe Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and by believing you may have life in His name’ (John 20:31).
To explore the breadth and richness of John’s portrait of Jesus, we'll work carefully through the Greek text of John 1-3, 5-6, and 15-16. We’ll explore the theology of John’s Gospel, including topics like Christology; the Holy Spirit; eschatology; election; life and judgement; faith and signs. We’ll consider John's interplay between narrative, encounter, sign and teaching. We'll discuss this remarkable Gospel's application to life and ministry, as God continues to speak in it to his people today.
Lecturer: Rev Dr Alan Mugridge
Prerequisite: LA006, Corequisite: NT001 or NT003
AQF level: 6/7/8
Lecture Mode: hybrid*
Times: Mondays 2.10pm-3.00pm + 3.05pm-3.55pm + 4.00pm-4.50pm
Dates: 8, 15, 22 February; 8, 15, 29 March; 19, 26 April; 3, 17, 24, 31 May 2021 (Exam period = 10-21 June)
Location: Croydon Campus, 43 Badminton Road, Croydon 2132
Credit Points and Costs:
ANT017 = 36hrs - Audit (no assessments) - $390 on-campus*/$351 off-campus*
NT017-612 = 12cp (1 unit) - DipTh, AssocDeg, BMin, BTh - $2520
NT017-712 = 12cp (1 unit) - BMin, BTh - $2520
NT017-812 = 12cp (1 unit) - GDDiv, MDiv, MTS - $2520
*2021 LECTURE MODES:
On-Campus: units in this mode are delivered face-to-face in the classroom only, with a limit on numbers (for Covid safety).
Off-campus: units in this mode are delivered live online only, that is, a mix of online lectures, videos, activities and interaction with lecturers and fellow students.
Hybrid: units in this mode are delivered both on-campus (limited face-to-face numbers) and off-campus (live online) concurrently.