In this unit, you will look at Mark’s Gospel in-depth, and discover how it brings us face to face with Jesus Christ, the Son of God. You will look at some of the historical background to Jesus’ life and ministry. You will also explore how Mark’s narrative guides readers to put their faith in Jesus as the one who brings hope for all who live under the shadow of death. You will explore key topics in Mark, such as the Kingdom of God, parables, miracles, faith, honour and shame, Christian discipleship, atonement and resurrection.
- Tutor: Simon Gillham
In this unit, you will look at how the Bible is structured and how it centres on and culminates with the revelation of the Lord Jesus. As such, we focus on the unfolding self-revelation of God in human history as revealed in the Bible. This unit will: help you grasp the overall content of the Bible; help you understand how to apply the whole Bible to different ethical issues; help you teach different parts of the Bible.