The course introduces the New Testament (NT) from a historical, literary, and theological perspective. It focuses on the distinct nature of each of the Synoptic Gospels, the authorship, the key themes, issues the authors addressed, the theological teachings they offered, and their relevance for ministry today.
Instructor: Dr. Peter Claver Ajer was born and brought up in Uganda in Eastern Africa. He holds a Bachelor of Sacred Theology from Pontifical Urbaniana University, a Licentiate in Sacred Scripture from Pontifical Biblical Institute and a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies (New Testament) from the Graduate Theological Union. Ajer is the author of The Death of Jesus and the Politics of Place in the Gospel of John, Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2016.
The Center for Anglican Learning and Leadership’s (CALL) online courses are offered throughout the year and are designed so that you can participate at your own pace and at your own time.
Each course is 7 weeks, each week a separate lesson. Continuing Education Units are offered at the rate of 2 CEUs per course. Students from across The Episcopal Church and beyond join experienced online instructors in creating a classroom environment of respect and mutual learning.
Courses are open to anyone, lay or ordained, of any denomination or none. All courses are subject to cancellation should the minimum registration limit not be met. Contact the CALL office via email with any questions at [email protected]