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The Spirit and the People of God

Semester 1
Night Class
Available Online

This unit will examine the role of the Holy Spirit in the life and mission of the early church in the Greco-Roman world. The students will study key passages in the New Testament, especially John’s Gospel, Acts, and Paul’s letters concerning the work of the Spirit in the Christian communities. Special attention will be given to the Spirit-Paraclete in the Johannine Farewell, the Spirit-orchestrated trans-ethnic Jesus-communities in Acts, and the Spirit-empowered body of Christ in Pauline literature. The unit will investigate the function and the power of the Spirit in the ongoing transformation of individual Christ-followers, as well as the identity-formation and the mission of the multi-ethnic ekklēsiai in the Roman Empire.

Code
BN3011W
Level
Undergraduate
Discipline
New Testament (BN)
Field
Biblical Studies (B)
Prerequisites
Nil
Online
Yes
Location
Whitley College   view location >
Faculty
Siu Fung Wu   view profile >
Class Time
Three hours per week