ENGL 3600 - Bible as Lit - Spring 2017

Class Schedule - Updated 3/19/17 for remaining dates of S2017

Week 10 M 3.20 The parables of Jesus: group leaders; bring AJ Levine book to class.

Ch 2 Good Samaritan (Luke 10) 

1. Caleb Wilson

2. Nick Sanchez

3. Jordan Wilkins

Ch 4 The Pearl (Matthew 13) 

1. Sarah Butts

2. Laura Nealon         

3. Jorjenna Ellis

   W 3.22  The parables of Jesus: group leaders; bring AJ Levine book to class.

Ch 5 Mustard Seed (Mark 4, Matthew 13, Luke 13) 3/22

1. Alicia W

2. Jacob M

3. Xavier B

Ch 6 The Pharisee and the Tax Collector (Luke 18) 3/22

1. Savannah Oliver

2. Downing Burke

3. Hogan Smithmier

3/22 4:30pm in New Hall North 282 - Participation Credit Opportunity 

Be Still and Know: An exploration of meditation from a biblical perspective

Petti Groth, Certified Meditation & Mindfulness Teacher 

Week 11 M 3.27  The parables of Jesus: group leaders; bring AJ Levine book to class.

Ch 7 The Laborers in the Vineyard (Matthew 20) 

1. Megan Deel

2. Marisa Hillis

3. Logan Haefner

Ch 8 The Widow and the Judge (Luke 18)  

1. Bethany Shelton

2. Akiho Ito

3. Lindsey Jennings

Ch 9 The Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16) 

1. Bria Ramsey

2. Isaac Wright

3. Willow Wright 

 W 3.29  Guest lecture: Dr. Amy-Jill Levine;

3/29 4:30pm in New Hall North 282 - Participation Credit Opportunity 

"Agreeing to Disagree: How Jews and Christians Read Scripture Differently?"

Week 12 M 4.3  Passion & Resurrection narratives;  

  W 4.5   The poetry of Jesus;

                               Short Reflection Paper #3 is Due       &        Content Quiz #3

Week 13 M 4.10 Acts, Paul, & Mysticism

             W 4.12 Paul Problems: Slavery, Sexism, & Homosexuality

Guest Speaker: Rev. Carol Howard Merritt;

4/12 4:30pm in New Hall North 282 - Participation Credit Opportunity 

"Healing Spiritual Wounds" with Carol Howard Merritt; book signing

                           April 12: Major Academic Essay is Due

Week 14 M 4.17 More on Paul: Corinthians, Romans, Etc. 

             W 4.19  The book of James 

Week 15 M 4.24  Revelation: The apocalyptic, the eschatological, & the ecotheological  

                             Short Reflection Paper #4 is Due

             W 4.26   Advanced opportunities in academic theology & religious studies;

                             Class celebration & guest speaker Katherine Smith

              Final exam period: Monday, May 1        Final  Content Quiz #4


 

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