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Current  Lectures  -  Fall-Spring, 2020-2021

THE HISTORICAL JESUS

Week 1
Introduction
        

Handout           
Lecture 1           
Lecture 2           
Lecture 3            
Lecture 4       

Week 2      
The New Testament

Handout    
Lecture 5      
Lecture 6        
Lecture 7       
Zoom w. Q & A    

Week 3        
Josephus       

Handout       
Lecture 8        
Lecture 9        
Lecture 9 Q&A     
Lecture 10     
Lecture 10 Q&A    

Lagniappe Week    
Handout           
Book Review, Part 1     
Q&A, Part 1      
Book Review, Part 2    
Crossan's Eloquence  
Q & A, Part 2      

Week 4    
Pagan & Jewish Authors

Handout      
Lecture 11    
Lecture 11 Q&A    
Lecture 12     
Lecture 12 Q&A     
Lecture 13     
Lecture 13 Q&A     

Week 5      
Apocryphal Gospels   

Handout      
Lecture 14     
Lecture 14 Q&A    
Lecture 15     
Lecture 16      
Lecture 16 Q&A   
Lecture 17    
Lecture 17 Q&A  

Week 6     
Historicity Criteria    

Handout     
18. Review      
19. Criterion 1     
Lecture 19 Q&A    
20. Criterion 2     
Lecture 20 Q&A      
21. Criteria 3,4, & 5    
22. Criteria 6-10

Week 7    
Why Bother?      
Handout       
23. Scholarship 1    
Lecture 23 Q&A    
24. Scholarship 2     
Lecture 24 Q&A   
25. Why Bother?    
Lecture 25 Q & A    

Week 8      
Infancy Narratives   

Handout       
26. Historicity 1     
Lecture 26 Q&A   
27. Historicity 2    
Lecture 27 Q&A     
28. Historicity 3      
Lecture 28 Q&A    
29. Theology      
Lecture 29 Q&A    

Week 9     
Virginal Conception   
Handout    
30. Conception 1    
Lecture 30 Q&A    
31. Conception 2     
Lecture 31 Q&A     
32. Conception 3     
33. Conception 4    
Lecture 33 Q&A    

Review of PBS Video   
      FRONTLINE
From Jesus to Christ:
The First Christians
     

Handout     
Review of Part 1    
Part 1 Q&A    
Review of Part 2    
Part 2 Q&A    
Review of Part 3     
Part 3 Q&A      

Week 10    
"Hidden Years"    

Handout    
34. Youth    
35. Language     
Lecture 35 Q&A    
36. Education       
Lecture 36 Q&A    
37. Social Status    
Lecture 37 Q&A    

Week 11     
Jesus' Family     

Handout      
38. Brothers 1    
39. Brothers 2    
Lecture 39 Q&A     
40. Single Layman       
Lecture 40 Q&A     

Week 12    
Life Chronology   

Handout       

41. Birth    
Lecture 41 Q&A    
42. Death    
Lecture 42 Q&A    
43.  Ministry     
44.  Summary    
Lecture 44 Q&A1     
Lecture 44 Q&A2