B 701 2 Corinthians

3 units

5 CEU's

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to familiarize the student with the message and theology of the book of 2 Corinthians (in the Greek text) IMPORTANT NOTE: this course makes use of the Symbol Font, which comes with all Windows based computers; you will have to be using a browser that recognizes the FONT command in order to see the Greek text as Greek characters. Thus, you must be using Internet Explorer 3.0 or greater, or Netscape Navigator 3.0 or greater.

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Assignment: To accomplish the purpose of this course the student will be required to read the book of 2 Corinthians and the comments of the professor as well as one commentary on the book. At the end of the course the student will be asked to write a 5 page paper on the meaning and theology of this letter.

Texts: The student will need to read 2 Corinthians in his or her own Bible as well as the Greek text found in the course itself. The student will also need to read the commentary on 2 Corinthians of his or her choosing.

Examples of possible commentaries to use (in no particular order of preference) would be:

Alfred Plummer. 2 Corinthians (International Critical Commentary, New Testament). T&T Clark

Philip E. Hughes. 2 Corinthians (New International Commentary on the New Testament) Eerdmans

Victor P. Furnish. 2 Corinthians (Anchor Bible Commentary). Doubleday

Charles Hodge. 2 Corinthians. Eerdmans

Colin Kruse. 2 Corinthians, Revised. (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries). Eerdmans

Ralph Martin. 2 Corinthians. (Word Biblical Commentary). Word.

These books come from a variety of theological perspectives.

Books may be purchased through The Campus Bookstore.

Prerequisite: The student undertaking this course must have completed both Elementary and Advanced Greek.

All Sections Below Must Be Completed:

Chapters 1-4

Chapters 5-8

Chapters 9-13

Writing Assignment