HDS 1882

New Testament Ethics and Theology: Seminar

Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza


The seminar will focus on both ethical discourses in the NT and on the ethics of interpretation Special attention will be given to the rhetoric of subordination and empire and how they have shaped the theological vision, symbolic worlds, and rhetorical practices of NT writings. We also will explore how the theoethical discourses of the NT have shaped and still shape religious communities and society today. The seminar will engage in a collaborative style of learning

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

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0.50 credits
Spring 2015
Mon 4pm-6pm
Andover Hall Room 119

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