2 Corinthians continued.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Paul did not ignore that "super- apostles"
He traveled to Corinth for what proved to be a brief and painful visit arrived
and was rejected by super apostles and by the congregation.
After he r
The Mediterranean World of the Apostle Paul
Tuesday, February 07, 2012
By the first century A.D., the Romans possessed a massive empire
A far-flung empire like the Roman Empire required a durable highway system
o Most ship owners wouldnt sail d
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Sometime between Ad 55 and 57, while in Corinth, Paul wrote a letter to Jesus' followers in
At least according to James Dunn, Romans is "arguably the single most important work of
Christian theology ever wr
Paul of Tarsus: Life and Teachings
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Paul's contribution to early Christianity
Paul was probably born sometime during the first decade of the first century A.D.
o He was probably born in Tarsus in Cilicia.
o His family was
Mark continued, Luke
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Lesson 12- The Gospel of Mark Continued from written notes
The themes of the Gospels of Mark.
One theme is the Kingdom of God
Another theme is the identity of Jesus of Nazareth (The Messiah)
Lesson 25, The Pastoral Epistles: 1 and 2 Timothy, Titus
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Paul likely wrote the Pastoral Epistles between AD 64 and 68.
o He likely wrote 1 Timothy and Titus following his first Roman imprisonment.
o He likely wrote 2 Timo
Lesson 23 Ephesians and Colossians
Tuesday, April 03, 2012
During Paul's house arrest into Rome (AD 60-62), he wrote four epistles that are traditionally called his
Ephesus and Coloss
Lesson 19- 1 and 2 Thessalonians
Thursday, March 22, 2012
Thessalonica- A city in Macedonia
According to Luke (Acts 17), as a result of Paul's ministry in Thessalonica, some Jews, a larger number of
Gentile "god- fearers," and a few "prominent" w
Thursday, April 12, 2012
In addition to the Pauline Letters, the New Testament contains a group of letters classified as the General
or Catholic (universal), Letters.
The general letters are Hebrews, James, 1 and 2 Peter, 1, 2, and 3, John
Hebrews: Lesson 27
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Very difficult book to grasp
Hebrews' background is obscure.
o Over the centuries, people have ascribed the authorship of Hebrews to several people.
Early biblical scholars proposed Paul, Barnabas, Luke
Under Greek Rule
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Hellenization- Becoming Greek like.
JosephusAntiochus III- He treated the Jews favorably (Tax breaks, money to rebuild city of Jerusalem)
Antiochus Epiphanes (166 B.C.)- Unite kingdom under Greek culture