An introduction to the historical background to the New Testament including: a study of the main features of the life and ministry of Jesus; a summary of the beginnings and expansion of the church in Acts; a general background to the NT epistles; the main teaching of a selection of the epistles; an introduction to Revelation.
This course examines the theological, historical, and cultural context of ministry and explores some of the diverse expressions of the gospel in Aotearoa New Zealand and beyond. It invites us to discover what part in the gospel story we are being called to play.

This course offers an introductory look at ‘local’ theologies. It considers how cultures bring differences of emphasis and insight into their reading on Scripture and ways in which evaluation is still required and possible.