The Gospel of John, Myth, and Monotheism

University of Roehampton

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Gospel of John, Myth, and Monotheism

  • Host University

    University of Roehampton

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    History, Religion, Theology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    5
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    7
  • Overview

    Assessment: essay plan [required], essay (3000 words) [100%]
    This module focusses on a number of issues arising from the study of John?s Gospel - the Fourth Gospel of the New Testament ? in the ancient and classical world and in contemporary scholarship. Central to the study of the Gospel is the textual content of the Gospel itself and a close reading of the evangelist. In this context we will explore how far the Gospel can be understood as an attempt to reconcile the divinity of Jesus of Nazareth with traditional Jewish monotheism involving the simultaneous rejection of (Hellenistic) polytheism.

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