Jesus in Context

February 16, 2023 - April 27, 2023
February 16 – April 27, 2023; Thursdays, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm EST
$300USD – credit $150USD – audit

Jesus in Context examines Jesus as a human being: as a Jewish reformer, prophet, teacher, storyteller, and as designated by others: Savior, Word (Logos), and Wisdom (Sophia), since these are first-century views. We will also include “Son/Child of Humanity/(M)an,” Son of David, and Son of God which also belong to the first century C.E. and in a first Century Galilean and Roman context. This course does not include discussions of Jesus as God in human form or Jesus as God and human being, or Jesus as Muslims describe him since these opinions are found either in the Creeds of the third century or after the rise of Islam (622 CE onwards).