NVCC COLLEGE-WIDE COURSE CONTENT SUMMARY
REL 217 - LIFE AND LETTERS OF PAUL (3 CR.)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Studies the journeys and religious thought of the apostle Paul. Lecture 3 hours per week.

GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE

To introduce students to an understanding of the world of the apostle Paul through a study of biblical and historical scholarship. To help students understand the history of the career of the apostle to the Gentiles and the contributions of his subtle and nimble mind to the earliest understanding of the Christian way of life and the implications for western thought and life.

ENTRY LEVEL REQUIREMENTS

None

COURSE OBJECTIVES

At the completion of this course students will be able to

MAJOR ELEMENTS OF CONTENT

The following topics will be considered.

Revised 7/01

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