"The Synoptics and Catholic Letters: the "marginal" theologies of the New Testament between Judeo-Christianity and Paulinism"
25 February 2021- 3 June 2021
Prof. Eric Noffke
"The Synoptics and Catholic letters: the "marginal" theologies
of the New Testament between Judeo-Christianity and
In the shadow of the two "giants" of New Testament theology, Paul
and John, several writings flourish that attempt to combine a
original Judeo-Christian gospel with the new reality of Christianity
of the last three decades of the first century, especially with the developments
of Paulinism. In the battle that each of these authors
fight in their specific environment, those original traits that will carry the
that will carry the Jesus movement to that troubled second century where it will
second century where Christian identity would be defined with greater clarity in relation
Christian identity was defined more clearly in relation to both the nascent rabbinic Judaism and the
culture, from which the majority of the new converts came.
CALENDAR AND PROGRAM
February 25 The Middle-Jewish context of NT theology:
common traits and specificities
March 4 The preaching of Jesus and the theology of early Christianity
March 11 The Preaching of Jesus: Trajectories in Dialogue or Divergent?
March 18 The oldest witness: source Q (and the gospel of Thomas?
March 25 The first gospel: Mark
April 15 Between Judeo-Christians and Ethno-Christians: Luke
April 22 Judeo-Christianity
April 29 Matthew, monument of Judeo-Christianity?
May 6 Continuation of Judaeo-Christianity
May 13 The first letter of Peter, between Paul and Matthew
20 May The second letter of Peter and Judas: the vitality of
27 May The mystery of the letter of James
June 3 Conclusions
Bibliography and texts will be sent during the course
The course will be offered online. The credentials and
access must be requested from the secretariat at the time of registration.