MPhil NT A1: The Gospels and Acts

Prescribed Texts in Greek: Mark 1-16 and Luke 9-24.  See below for essay titles and initial suggested reading for each essay topic. NB many articles and books are available electronically via SOLO.

Week
Topic
1 Introduction: Tutorials, Essays, Gobbets, Collections and Exams. To prepare, please read through the prescribed texts in Greek (or English). 
2 Did Mark’s Gospel fail or succeed?
3 What Does Matthew’s Jesus want?
4 For Luke, who is ‘the Lord’ and why does he die?
5 How closely linked is Luke’s Gospel with Acts?
6 “For John’s Gospel, God died that we might be made gods.” Discuss.
7 Does the Fourth Gospel make sense without the Prologue (and/or 1 John)?
8 Gobbets Practice; Q&A
rev. 09/18