HDS 1882

New Testament Ethics and Theology: Seminar

Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza


This seminar will explore the problem of N*T Ethics and The*logy and focus on both the ethics of interpretation and the reconstruction of the*ethical discourses in the N*T. Special attention will be given to how the rhetoric of empire as well as of democracy has shaped the ethos, symbolic worlds, and rhetorical practices of early Christians and still shape political and religious practices today.

Enrollment Limited: Limited to 10 students. Instructor's permission required.
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Jointly offered as Religion 2450


0.50 credits
Spring 2013
Tues 2pm-4pm
Rockefeller Hall Room 117

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • New Testament and Early Christianity
  • Religion, Ethics, and Politics
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Scriptural Interpretation
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Public Leadership, Community Organizing, and Planning
  • Preaching and Worship
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development
Language Course Designation(s) None