CCS 025 The Gospel and Epistles of John Course Outline

This course will offer participants a unique study of the Gospel of John that skillfully and creatively blends historical, theological, literary, and postmodern questions in accessible language.

Course Structure and Highlights

Week 1:

  • Introduction

Week 2:

  • The Father’s Son – Johannine Christology

Week 3:

  • The Son of Man and the Father-Son Relationship

Week 4:

  • Two Different Worlds – Johannine Dualism

Week 5:

  • Johannine Determinism

Week 6:

  • Seeing is Believing – Johannine Concepts of Faith

Week 7:

  • Knowing and Believing in the Fourth Gospel

Week 8:

  • Eternity is Now – Johannine Eschatology

Week 9:

  • The Johannine View of the Church

Week 10:

  • Conclusion – The Future of the Maverick Gospel

Instructor

Sandra Talarico

Textbooks

The Gospel and the Epistles of John, A Concise Commentary. Brown, Raymond. The Liturgical Press, Collegeville, MN 1988

References

The Holy Bible.

Assessment

Johannine Literature consists of ten lessons and ten assignments.

Technical Skills and Equipment Requirements

  • You must have Internet access. A high speed connection, either ADSL or cable, is recommended.
  • You should know how to use a web browser to navigate the web to locate educational resources and download files.
  • You will need the files management skills necessary to create directories, to save files and to retrieve files.