School of Art History, Classics and Religious Studies

RELI-350 – The First Christians: Texts and Contests

Points:20Prerequisites:40 200-level pts from Part A of the BA Schedule
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Art Hist, Classics & Relig StRestrictions:None

The character and concerns of earliest Christianity, focusing particularly on the contribution of the apostle Paul, including a survey of key themes, concepts and debates in and about the Pauline literature in the New Testament. 100% internal assessment.

Tuition Fees

2016: domestic $876.00     international $3,985.80

Set Texts

Course reader available from Vic Books

Tutorial discussions will be based on material supplied in the course reader and either of the following two short books:

N.T. Wright, Paul: In Fresh Perspective (Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2005)

N.T. Wright, What Saint Paul Really Said (Oxford: Lion, 1997)

Trimester 2 2016

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
11149 11 Jul – 21 Aug 2016Fri1200 - 1350Hugh Mackenzie [Kelburn]LT103Matthew Scott* 
5 Sep – 16 Oct 2016Fri1200 - 1350Hugh Mackenzie [Kelburn]LT103

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.