THE 1000C Course Schedule - Fall 2015 (projected):

1 | Fri Sep 4 | Introduction and Overview

READ:

  • THE 1000C Class Syllabus
  • Bible Abbreviations
  • Psalms Introduction

COMPLETE (in class):

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 1

2 | Tue Sep 8 | Reading the Bible as a Drama | It Is All About Jesus

READ:

  • Psalms 1 - 6 - Outline
  • Matthew 1:1 - 17
  • Mark 1:1
  • Luke 1:1 - 4
  • John 1:1 - 18

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 2

OLD TESTAMENT (BEGINNING – 3BC)

BIBLICAL PERIOD 1: ANCIENT WORLD (BEGINNING – 2000BC)

3 | Fri Sep 11 | The Beginning | Introduction to the Eight Biblical Periods

READ:

  • Psalms 7 - 12
  • Genesis 1:1 – 11:26 - Outline

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 3

BIBLICAL PERIOD 2: PATRIARCHS (2000 – 1800BC)

4 | Tue Sep 15 | Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob (Israel)

READ:

  • Psalms 13 - 18
  • Genesis 12:1 – 50:26

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 4

BIBLICAL PERIOD 3: EXODUS AND CONQUEST (1800 – 1020BC)

5 | Fri Sep 18 | Moses, Exodus, and Conquest | EXAM 1 IN CLASS

READ:

  • Psalms 19 - 24
  • Exodus 1:1 - 20:26, 32:1 - 34:35, 37:1 - 9, 39:32 - 40:38 - Outline
  • Joshua 1:1 - 2:24, 6:1 - 27 - Outline

COMPLETE:

BIBLICAL PERIOD 4: ROYAL KINGDOM (1020 – 922BC)

6 | Tue Sep 22 | King Saul, King David, and King Solomon

READ:

  • Psalms 25 - 30
  • 1 Samuel 8:1 - 18:16 - Outline
  • 2 Samuel 5:1 - 12:31, 23:1–7 - Outline
  • 1 Kings 1:1 - 3:28, 6:1 - 22, 8:1 - 9:9 - Outline

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 6

BIBLICAL PERIOD 5: DIVIDED KINGDOM AND EXILE (922 – 538BC)

7 | Fri Sep 25 | Divided Kingdom, Exile, and Prophets (Elijah, Isaiah, and Daniel)

READ:

  • Psalms 31 - 36
  • 1 Kings 10:1 - 12:33, 16:29 - 22:53
  • 2 Kings 1:1 - 2:24, 17:1-23, 24:8 - 25:30 - Outline
  • Isaiah 1:1 - 2:22; 6:1 - 13, 52:13 - 53:12 - Outline
  • Daniel 1:1 - 14:42 - Outline

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 7

BIBLICAL PERIOD 6: RETURN AND REVOLT (538 – 3BC)

8 | Tue Sep 29 | Return to Jerusalem and the Maccabean Revolt | RECEIVE OCCASION OF JOY EXAM 2 TAKE HOME

READ:

  • Psalms 37 - 42
  • Ezra 1:1 - 6:22
  • Nehemiah 1:1 - 2:20, 7:73 - 9:38
  • Malachi 1:1 - 4:6
  • 1 Maccabees 1:1 - 2:69, 5:45 - 63, 6:1 - 17
  • 2 Maccabees 15:37 - 39

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 8

NEW TESTAMENT (3BC – AD100)

BIBLICAL PERIOD 7: MESSIANIC FULFILLMENT (3BC – AD30)

9 | Fri Oct 2 | Introduction to the New Testament and the Historical Jesus | EXAM 2 TAKE HOME DUE

READ:

  • Psalms 43 - 48
  • Matthew 1:1 – 25 - Outline
  • Mark 1:1 - Outline
  • Luke 1:1 - 4 - Outline
  • John 1:1 - 18 - Outline

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 9
  • OCCASION OF JOY EXAM 2 on Old Testament Age DUE

10 | Tue Oct 6 | Proclamation of the Reign of God

READ:

  • Psalms 49 - 54
  • Matthew 5:1 – 20:34
  • Mark 2:1 - 10:52

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 10

11 | Fri Oct 9 | His Last Days

READ:

  • Psalms 55 - 60
  • Matthew 21:1 - 27:66
  • Mark 11:1 - 14:31
  • John 18:1 - 19:42

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 11

12 | Tue Oct 13 | Resurrection

READ:

  • Psalms 61 - 66
  • Matthew 28:1 - 20
  • Mark 16:1 - 20
  • Luke 24:1 - 53
  • John 20:1 - 21:25

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 12

BIBLICAL PERIOD 8: CHURCH (AD30 – ESCHATON)

13 | Fri Oct 16 | The Holy Spirit, Pentecost, and Peter

READ:

  • Psalms 67 - 72
  • Acts 1:1 - 3:26 - Outline
  • 1 Peter 1:1 - 5:14
  • 2 Peter 1:1 - 3:18

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 13

14 | Tue Oct 20 | Conversion, Salvation, and Paul

READ:

  • Psalms 73 - 78
  • Acts 8:1 - 9:43, 15:1-41
  • 1 Thessalonians 1 - 5 - Outline
  • Philippians 1 – 4 - Outline

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 14

15 | Fri Oct 23 | Love, Light, and John

READ:

  • Psalms 79 - 84
  • John 1:1-18
  • 1 John 1 - 5 - Outline
  • 2 John - Outline
  • 3 John - Outline

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 15

16 | Tue Oct 27 | Revelation, Eschaton, and Mary | Review for Exam 3

READ:

  • Psalms 85 - 90
  • Revelation 1:1–20, 4:1 – 5:14, 11:15 – 12:17, 19:1 – 22:21 - Outline

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 16

17 | Fri Oct 30 | OCCASION OF JOY EXAM 3 IN CLASS

READ:

  • Psalms 91 - 96

COMPLETE:

  • OCCASION OF JOY EXAM 3 on New Testament Age

EARLY CHURCH AGE (AD100 - 800)

EARLY CHURCH CHRISTOLOGY AND TRINITARIAN THEOLOGY

18 | Tue Nov 3 | Early Church Age, Apostolic Succession, and Clement of Rome

READ:

  • Psalms 97 - 102
  • Early Christian Writings, "First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians," pgs. 17-51

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 17

19 | Fri Nov 6 | Early Church Age, Martyrdom, and Ignatius

READ:

  • Psalms 103 - 108
  • Early Christian Writings, "The Epistles of Ignatius," pgs. 53-105

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 18

20 | Tue Nov 10 | Early Church Age, Being the Man, and Polycarp

READ:

  • Psalms 109 - 114
  • Early Christian Writings, "Ignatius' Letter to Polycarp", pgs. 107-112
  • Early Christian Writings, "Epistle of Polycarp to the Philippians and the Martyrdom of Polycarp," pgs. 113-136

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 19

21 | Fri Nov 13 | Early Church Age, Knowledge, Diognetus, and Barnabas

READ:

  • Psalms 115 - 120
  • Early Christian Writings, "Epistle to Diognetus," pgs. 137-151
  • Early Christian Writings, "Epistle of Barnabas," pgs. 153-184

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 20

22 | Tue Nov 17 | Early Church Age, Two Ways, and Didache

READ:

  • Psalms 121 - 126
  • Early Christian Writings, "The Didache," pgs. 185-199

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 21

23 | Fri Nov 20 | Early Church Age and Athanasius

READ:

  • Psalms 127 - 132
  • Athanasius, On the Incarnation, Chapters 1 - 3

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 22

24 | Tue Nov 24 | Early Church Age and Athanasius

READ:

  • Psalms 133 - 138
  • Athanasius, On the Incarnation, Chapters 4 - 6

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 23

25 | Tue Dec 1 | Early Church and Athanasius

READ:

  • Psalms 139 - 144
  • Athanasius, On the Incarnation, Chapters 7 - 9

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering Christianity Assignment Sheet 24

26 | Fri Dec 4 | Final Exam Review

READ:

  • Psalms 145 - 150

COMPLETE:

  • Encountering the Psalms Assignment DUE
  • RESEARCH PAPER DUE

27 | Final Exam Week | Final Cumulative Exam