The Catholic University of America

Courses taught by Ian Boxall

TRS 210: Introduction to the New Testament

Study of the writings of the New Testament with special focus on the Four Gospels, The Acts of the Apostles, and the Pauline letters. Will cover the history and methods for interpreting the New Testament, especially in light of the Second Vatican Council's Decree on Divine Revelation.

TRS 310 Gospels of Matthew, Mark & Luke

An introduction to the synoptic gospels, Matthew, Mark, and Luke; their origins and significance in the apostolic church. Includes an investigation of contemporary methods of New Testament interpretation: historical-critical and theological-ecclesial.

TRS 610: The Pauline Letters

An introduction to the canonical letters attributed to St. Paul. Lectures focus on the nature of Paul's letters, the circumstances which occasioned them, and the theology of Paul reflected in his writings.

TRS 750E: The Book of Revelation: Text and Reception

This course will examine the Book of Revelation and its impact on key figures in the history of Christian exegesis and spirituality. Particular attention will be paid to the Apocalypse as a foundation for prayer and visionary experience, including its appropriation in visual art.

TRS 811A Gospel According to Matthew

After a number of introductory sessions treating the synoptic problem and specific issues pertinent to Matthean scholarship, the overall structure and message of the Gospel will be discussed. The major focus of the seminar is the relationship of Matthew and his community to Judaism and the Gospel's use of Israel's scriptures. Prerequisite: Biblical Greek.