The Archaeological And Historical Background Of The Gospels
This course is
presented in twelve
90-minute sessions and utilizes a
substantial syllabus. It introduces students to biblical archaeology,
provides a foundation in Gospel apologetics and surfaces practical
insights into the Gospel narratives. If you love the Gospels, you’ll
love this course! See the Shouting Stones promotional
Shouting Stones begins Sept. 3, 2008, and meets for 12 weeks
on Wednesday nights, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
at Peninsula Bible Fellowship in Gig Harbor.
Please scroll down for syllabus materials!
Shouting Stones Syllabus Sections
Section A: Introduction To Shouting Stones
NEW! This section contains brief introductory material for your syllabus. (4 pages, 176k.)
Section B: Discussion Work Sheets
Fully updated December 2009! (26 pages, 1.6Mb.)
Section C: Charts, Maps & Diagrams
Updated Nov. 1! This graphic-rich section includes an extensive time-line pertinent to archaeology. (36 pages, 1.8 MB.)
Section D: Ancient Texts
NEW! A varied selection of amazing ancient documents that illuminate and corroborate the Gospel story. Including the whole Gospel of Thomas
(used by permission) and selections from the Dead Sea Scrolls, these
texts are provided in wide-margin format to facilitate annotation by
students. (84 pages, 1MB.)
Section E: Commentary On The Gospels
This section is a work in progress.
Section F 1: Articles & Quick Facts
The first 42 pages of a “book” of articles relating to evidence for the Gospels. (2.5Mb.)
Section F 2: Articles & Quick Facts
Updated Dec. 9! This section is currently being updated, but the next 44 pages are ready! (2.7Mb.)
Section G: Glossary
NEW! This section was last updated on Aug 27, 2008. (12 pages, 664k.)
Section H: Sources & Resources
This section will be available shortly.
Section S: Section Dividers & View Binder Inserts
pages of this section should be duplex printed (double-sided), except
for the final two. Page 19 is a cover page for a view binder, and page
20 contains the spine insert. (20 pages, 1.67 MB.)
Supplementary Stand-Alone Articles
The Mulckmukum Fragment
A fictional adventure in archeological misinterpretation.
Historical and archaeological perspective on the biblical city.
Why Didn't Jesus Say, "I am God"?
Why Jesus chose His words carefully when disclosing His divine nature.
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