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Global Christianity, Cross-Cultural and Interfaith Ministries

GCIM 755F

Views of the Messianic Age in Judaism and Christianity, Global Christianity, Cross-Cultural and Interfaith Ministries

S. Mark Heim

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This joint course with Hebrew College will trace the development of the messianic idea from its biblical roots through Second Temple Judaism and into later rabbinic and Christian thought. Our study will explore interpretations of key texts in New Testament and Christian theology, as well as among Jewish philosophers,
kabbalists, and mystics. The course will examine the qualities and characteristics of the messianic age as understood by different personalities and faith communities. Classes will take place on the Andover Newton campus. This course fulfills the GCIM requirement.

Limit: 10 Students from Andover Newton.

Syllabus

Fall - Wednesday 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.


Key to Course Listings

Key Description
EL "EL" following a course description indicates an E-Learning course.
F "F" following a course number indicates a course offered during Fall semester.
S "S" following a course number indicates a course offered during Spring semester.
W "W" following a course number indicates a course offered during Winter Session in January.
J "J" following a course number indicates a course offered during June.
Y
"Y" following a course number indicates a yearlong course. Students must register each semester for year-long courses.

This listing is subject to change. Continue to check the school's eb site, www.ants.edu, for current information about course listings, times and dates. All courses, including Church and Ministry Department courses, are now offered for 3 credits. Only students following the pre-2001 M.Div. curriculum may elect to take courses for other than 3 credits. Unless otherwise noted, courses are generally limited to 55 students.


Levels of Instruction

Level Description
500 Language courses or introductory courses meeting departmental requirements for either the M.Div. or the M.A. degree.
600 Meet departmental requirements for the M.Div., unless otherwise indicated, or program requirements for the M.A.
700 For advanced M.Div. and M.A. students with either background in an area or prerequisites completed. These courses meet some departmental upper-level elective requirements for the M.Div.
800 Primarily for D.Min. and S.T.M. students, although a limited number of seniors with the appropriate background may enroll with the instructor's permission.

 

Dual-numbered courses-e.g., [HIST 725/825] - indicate courses that serve more than one level. Students should register for the level appropriate to their program needs.

Example: an M.Div. or M.A. student would register for HIST 725, but an S.T.M. or D.Min. student would register for HIST 825.