Dr. Hurtgen welcomes students to the course and leads a brief walk through the syllabus.
1. What the Gospels are about: Jesus, who is dying savior, example, monk, and troublemaker!
2. What the Course is about: Study of the synoptic gospels and models of gospel interpretation derived from social-sciences and social-cultural studies.
3. What the Student must do: (A) Upload written responses to Neyrey & Gospels, (B) Post responses and replies to Bailey & Gospels, and (C) Engage in two online chats (in Week 5 and Week 9).