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Course, academic year 2019/2020
  
The New Testament Epistles 1 - KBIB027
Title: Novozákonní epištoly 1
Guaranteed by: Department of Biblical Sciences and ancient languages (26-KBV)
Faculty: Catholic Theological Faculty
Actual: from 2018
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:3/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: doc. ThLic. Jaroslav Brož, Th.D.
Teacher(s): doc. ThLic. Jaroslav Brož, Th.D.
Co-requisite : KJAZ006
K//Is co-requisite for: KBIB016
Examination dates   Schedule   Noticeboard   
Annotation -
Last update: doc. ThLic. Jaroslav Brož, Th.D. (27.11.2018)
The course introduces into the life and missionary activity of the Apostle Paul primarily through studying the biblical texts and other accessible historical sources. The key point of the course is in studying the Paul´s letters, their literary and rhetorical aspects and especially their theological themes that are a point of departure for a systematic reflexion for students of theology.
The languague of teaching: Czech
Foreign students can participate on the course by individual studying the recommended literature and by consultations with the teacher.
Languages of communications: English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Polish, Slovak.
Students will elaborate a paper on a chosen topic in any of these languages: Czech, Slovak, Polish, English, German, Italian, Spanish, French.

Aim of the course -
Last update: doc. ThLic. Jaroslav Brož, Th.D. (23.10.2019)
To acquire an understanding of the theological vocabulary and the way of apostle Paul's argumentation by studying his letters. To master the knowledge of basic Christological, ecclesiological, eschatological, anthropological and parenetic concepts and topics of Pauline literature.
 
Literature -
Last update: doc. ThLic. Jaroslav Brož, Th.D. (23.10.2019)

Broer I., Einleitung in das Neue Testament, II, Würzburg 2001
Brown R.E., An Introduction to the New Testament, New York 1997
Fitzmyer J.A., Pauline Theology, in: NJBC, s. 1382-1416
Sacchi A. e coll., Lettere paoline a altre lettere, Leumann (TO) 1996
Sánchez Bosch J., Escritos paulinos Estella 1999
Schnelle, U., Paulus. Leben und Denken, Berlin - New York 2003

Teaching methods -
Last update: doc. ThLic. Jaroslav Brož, Th.D. (23.10.2019)
Lectures combined with exercises (reading of selected Greek texts and their exegesis).
 
Requirements to the exam - Czech
Last update: doc. ThLic. Jaroslav Brož, Th.D. (23.10.2019)
1. The Apostle Paul: his life according to the New Testament sources (his letters and Acts of the Apostles), non-Biblical / archaeological sources, chronology of his life and work, overview of his apostolic ways.

2. New Testament letters in the light of Hellenistic epistolography: the form of letters and its Christian variation in Pauline and other New Testament letters, three types of rhetorical argumentation; the question of authenticity and pseudepigraphy with Paul.

3. Letters to the Thessalonians: circumstances and opportunity of origin, structure and content, main theological themes.

4. Corinthian correspondence: the same as above.

5. Letter to the Galatians: the same as in the previous points.

6. Letter to the Romans: the same as above.

7. Letter to the Philippians and Philemon: the same as in the preceding paragraphs

8. Reading and Exegesis 1 Cor 1: 18-31.

9. Reading and Exegesis 2 Cor 12: 1-10.

10. Reading and exegesis of Gal 2,14b-21.

11. Reading and exegesis of Rome 8: 31-39.

12. Reading and exegesis of Flp 2.5-11.


Texts to read in Greek:

Prescript 1 Sol, 2 Sol, 1 Kor, 2 Kor, Gal.
1 Cor 1: 18-31; 2 Cor 12: 1-10; Gal 2: 14b-21.
 
Syllabus -
Last update: doc. ThLic. Jaroslav Brož, Th.D. (23.10.2019)
1) Literary and archaeological sources of Paul's research. 

2) Chronology of Paul's life and influence

3) An overview of Paul's life and his missionary activities

4) Hellenistic and New Testament epistolar literature: formal requirements and rhetorical questions

5) The question of pseudoepigraphy in early Christianity

6) 1st and 2nd letters to the Thessalonians: introduction questions, literary characteristics and theological themes

7) Corinthian correspondence: introduction questions, literary characteristics and theological themes

8) Reading the Greek text and exegesis 1 Cor 1: 18-31

9) Reading the Greek text and exegesis 2 Cor 12: 1-12

10) Letter to Galatians: introduction questions, literary characteristics and theological themes

11) Reading of the Greek text and exegesis of Gal 2: 14-21

12) Romans: introduction questions, literary characteristics and theological themes

13) Reading of the Greek text and exegesis of Rome 8: 31-39
Entry requirements -
Last update: doc. ThLic. Jaroslav Brož, Th.D. (23.10.2019)
See set requisites; good knowledge of biblical Greek for reading epistolar texts.
 
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