Quartz Hill School of Theology

B416 New Testament History and Archaeology III

3 Units

Course Outline

B416 -- The History of the Levant from Paul to Bar Kochba

Purpose: An examination of the history of the levant from Paul to Bar Kochbal. The general purpose of this course is to supply the student with the background necessary to study the New Testament in its historical context.

Course Requirements: To accomplish the above mentioned goal the student will be required to read sections of the textbooks listed below and various segments of the New Testament and other ancient literature, as well as the lectures attached to this syllabus. Then the student will be required to answer, in essay form, the questions found at the end of the lectures.

Time Requirements: B416 New Testament History and Archaeology III is designed to be completed in one quarter.


  • Allen, Clifton, ed. The Broadman Bible Commentary Vol 8, Nashville: Broadman, 1971. pages 1-60
  • Keck, Leander, ed. The New Interpreter's Bible Vol. 8, pages 1-71.
  • May, Herbert. Oxford Bible Atlas
  • Koester, H., "Introduction to the New Testament", Sections 6-9.
  • As well as these, the student must have a Bible (preferably in a modern translation). Readings from the Bible will be assigned in the course of the lectures.

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Both Section Below Must Be Completed:

Lectures and Assigned Reading

Essay Questions

Contact Details

Telephone: (661) 722-0891
Email: info@theology.edu
Website: www.theology.edu

Quartz Hill School of Theology
43543 51st Street West
Quartz Hill, CA 93536

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