The Gospels Fall 2018

September 17, 2018 - November 5, 2018

CALL Online Fall 2018


This course examines the four canonical Gospels to see what each of these four portraits of Jesus tells us. It explores the literary and theological relationships between the Gospels, and the primary themes each one presents. Students will learn some methods of interpretation and explore the significance of the teachings of Jesus in our very different and various circumstances today.

September 17 – November 5, 2018

Instructor: Dr. Peter Ajer

Peter Claver Ajer holds a PhD in Biblical Studies from Graduate Theological Union, with an allied field in Political Science (Peace and Conflict Studies). Dr. Ajer has taught as guest lecturer in Peace and Conflict Studies at University of California, Berkeley, and in New Testament at Holy Names University. He has been visiting lecturer at University of the Pacific, adjunct faculty at Saint Mary’s College of California and is currently part of the adjunct faculty in the department of Theology and Religious Studies at University of San Francisco. He is the author of The Death of Jesus and the Politics of Place in the Gospel of John, Eugene, OR: Pickwick Publications, 2016.