Writings of the Apostle John in the context of first century Mediterranean history as well as the changing interpretations over the centuries up to and including current methodologies of academic study of these ancient texts.
The Religious Studies faculty are continuing to review older courses to revise and reconfigure them for relevance to the 21st century study of religion. This course, originally created in the 1960s, was designed to present the writings of one of the New Testament’s most beloved apostles and writers. That focus is still relevant, vibrant and a valuable participant in the study of the Christian religion and it’s most ancient writings. But the scholarship, methodologies, and interpretations need to be brought into the 21st century. That is what this revision of the title and description are designed to do
Thank you for submitting your proposal to the Committee on Curricula & Courses. We have approved the proposal and are moving it forward to the Faculty Senate. It is recommended someone from the department attend the next Faculty Senate meeting in case there are questions from the floor regarding your proposal.
We appreciate your patience and commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.
John Gerdes, Chair803email@example.comFaculty Senate Committee on Curricula and Courses
Update will appear in the 1920 Undergraduate Bulletin to be published 2.15.19.