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This module looks at New Testament passages which seem to indicate a destructive end of the world before Jesus returns. These passages are correctly understood in terms of the Hebrew intention and we come to see a different end times perspective, review the New Testament perspective in terms of the prophet Isaiah who speaks of a serving community bringing new life to the nations. This new life is looked at under the headings of community, reconciliation and kingdom showing how the teachings of Jesus direct the churches role in the world today.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- you will learn to properly evaluate false end times teachings
- learn hermeneutic applications for understanding the New Testament
- learn a Biblical eschatology of world renewal
- learn the implications of the teachings of Jesus for pastoral ministries for church life and the world
This course provides you with a free ebook. You are advised to read extensively from the further reading material before attempting your assignments. You will be assessed by way of a research essay and a timed online exam at the end of the module.