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The Intertestamental Period

The Intertestamental Period

What filled the gap between the Old and New Testament? In this session, learn about the importance of understanding the Intertestamental Period, as we set the scene for the narrative of the New Testament to unfold.

What filled the gap between the Old and New Testament? In this session, learn about the importance of understanding the Intertestamental Period, as we set the scene for the narrative of the New Testament to unfold.

Varieties of Judaism

Dive deeper into setting of the New Testament, as we examine the different varieties of Judaism prevalent in the time of Jesus. Take a step back in time and learn about the major faith systems, and how they shaped the world of the New Testament.

Dive deeper into setting of the New Testament, as we examine the different varieties of Judaism prevalent in the time of Jesus. Take a step back in time and learn about the major faith systems, and how they shaped the world of the New Testament.

The Greco-Roman World

The New Testament is both a social and political melting pot. In this session, learn about the Greco-Roman world with topics such as the Emperors and the Imperial Cult, Greco-Roman worship, travel, trade, honour, shame and virtue. 

The New Testament is both a social and political melting pot. In this session, learn about the Greco-Roman world with topics such as the Emperors and the Imperial Cult, Greco-Roman worship, travel, trade, honour, shame and virtue. 

Formation of New Testament Canon

Ever wondered how what went into the Bible got decided? In this session, explore the concept of New Testament “Canon”, as we learn about the stringent criterion that a text had to go through to make it into the Bible.

Ever wondered how what went into the Bible got decided? In this session, explore the concept of New Testament “Canon”, as we learn about the stringent criterion that a text had to go through to make it into the Bible.

Origins of the Gospel

In this session, unpack how the Gospels were recorded over time. Learn about the strong culture of orality in the setting of the New Testament, as topics such as form, source and redaction criticism are introduced.

In this session, unpack how the Gospels were recorded over time. Learn about the strong culture of orality in the setting of the New Testament, as topics such as form, source and redaction criticism are introduced.

The Synoptic Question

Same, but different? This session explores the Synoptic Question, and how we have the Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke as we see them today. Learn about the Documentary Hypothesis, and see the material present in all four Gospel accounts.

Same, but different? This session explores the Synoptic Question, and how we have the Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke as we see them today. Learn about the Documentary Hypothesis, and see the material present in all four Gospel accounts.

Gospels as Witnes to Jesus

This session explores the reliability of the Gospels as a historical source for the life and teaching of Jesus. Discover how the archaeological evidence, extra-biblical evidence and eye-witness testimony render the Gospels as reliable.

This session explores the reliability of the Gospels as a historical source for the life and teaching of Jesus. Discover how the archaeological evidence, extra-biblical evidence and eye-witness testimony render the Gospels as reliable.

Matthew: Unique Features

This session introduces the Book of Matthew, its authorship, date and key themes. Explore the structural overview of the text, as you learn about its five major sections, as well as the features which make the Matthean text unique.

This session introduces the Book of Matthew, its authorship, date and key themes. Explore the structural overview of the text, as you learn about its five major sections, as well as the features which make the Matthean text unique.

Jesus in Matthew

In this session, learn how the distinctive “Jewish” and “Old Testament” feel shapes the Book of Matthew, as the writer presents Jesus as the Messiah, the fulfilment of Old Testament Law and prophecy.

In this session, learn how the distinctive “Jewish” and “Old Testament” feel shapes the Book of Matthew, as the writer presents Jesus as the Messiah, the fulfilment of Old Testament Law and prophecy.

Mark: Unique Features

Take a closer look at Mark, his background and his Gospel account in this episode. Explore some of the features that make Mark’s Gospel unique, as well as some of its defining characteristics.

Take a closer look at Mark, his background and his Gospel account in this episode. Explore some of the features that make Mark’s Gospel unique, as well as some of its defining characteristics.

Jesus in Mark

Journey through Mark’s Gospel to see how he emphasises Jesus. Unpack the ministry travels of Jesus, before seeing the servant emphasis of Jesus in the Gospel of Mark. The episode finished with some surprises on how Jesus was received.

Journey through Mark’s Gospel to see how he emphasises Jesus. Unpack the ministry travels of Jesus, before seeing the servant emphasis of Jesus in the Gospel of Mark. The episode finished with some surprises on how Jesus was received.

Luke: Unique Features (1)

Physician and travelling companion to the Apostle Paul, Luke presents both a carefully researched and expertly written Gospel account. In this episode, we are introduced to some of the book's unique features.

Physician and travelling companion to the Apostle Paul, Luke presents both a carefully researched and expertly written Gospel account. In this episode, we are introduced to some of the book's unique features.

Luke: Unique Features (2)

Luke’s account of Jesus’ birth, the importance of Jesus’ genealogy and the role of women; both in the ancient world and through the eyes of Luke.

Luke’s account of Jesus’ birth, the importance of Jesus’ genealogy and the role of women; both in the ancient world and through the eyes of Luke.

Luke & Social Justice

Social justice is a key theme throughout the writings of Luke. In this episode, explore the concept of social justice from a Biblical perspective, as you learn about the parables of Jesus from a social and scriptural context.

Social justice is a key theme throughout the writings of Luke. In this episode, explore the concept of social justice from a Biblical perspective, as you learn about the parables of Jesus from a social and scriptural context.

The Holy Spirit in Luke

One of the features of Luke’s narrative, either in the Book of Luke or in Acts is the presence and activity of the Holy Spirit. In this episode, discover the role of the Holy Spirit within Luke’s Gospel.

One of the features of Luke’s narrative, either in the Book of Luke or in Acts is the presence and activity of the Holy Spirit. In this episode, discover the role of the Holy Spirit within Luke’s Gospel.

John: Unique Features

As an eye-witness account from a man with years of pastoral and evangelistic experience, the Gospel of John sits a little differently to the synoptics. This episode tackles the authorship of the text, as well as what makes the Book unique.

As an eye-witness account from a man with years of pastoral and evangelistic experience, the Gospel of John sits a little differently to the synoptics. This episode tackles the authorship of the text, as well as what makes the Book unique.

John & the Synoptic Gospels

There is a marked difference between John and the Synoptic Gospels. This episode looks at the distinctive features of John, including omissions from the Synoptics, events exclusive to John, and how the Gospel of John helps us better understand Jesus.

There is a marked difference between John and the Synoptic Gospels. This episode looks at the distinctive features of John, including omissions from the Synoptics, events exclusive to John, and how the Gospel of John helps us better understand Jesus.

Jesus in John

With imagery and language dissimilar to the other Gospels, the Book of John gives us a dynamic understanding of the divinity of Jesus. From the opening passage to the seven “I Am” statements, John’s depiction of Jesus frames how we see Him today.

With imagery and language dissimilar to the other Gospels, the Book of John gives us a dynamic understanding of the divinity of Jesus. From the opening passage to the seven “I Am” statements, John’s depiction of Jesus frames how we see Him today.

Miracles, Signs & Faith in John

John’s Jesus is God incarnate, and as such does many “signs and wonders” to produce faith. In this episode, learn about the supernatural works of Jesus in the Gospel of John, as we outline the key events and purposes of these miraculous interventions

John’s Jesus is God incarnate, and as such does many “signs and wonders” to produce faith. In this episode, learn about the supernatural works of Jesus in the Gospel of John, as we outline the key events and purposes of these miraculous interventions