New Testament Theology


Video Lectures:

Lectures given at Myanmar Institute of Theology for M.Div. 2d year students by Rev. Timothy C. Geoffrion, Ph.D., 2018-19 school year.

Week 1- Introduction

Week 2- Introduction to Pauline Theology

Week 3- Pauline Theology in Romans and Philippians

Week 4- Deutero-Pauline Epistles (Ephesians and Colossians)

Week 5- Synthesis of Paul’s Teaching

Week 6- Evolution of Pauline Theology

Week 7- The Synoptic Gospels: Christianity & Jesus of Nazareth: Mark

Week 8- The Synoptic Gospels: Christianity & Jesus of Nazareth: Matthew

This lecture is part of a three week series on “The Synoptic Gospels: Christianity & Jesus of Nazareth.” The topics include what Jesus meant by righteousness, the key to understanding Matthew’s emphasis on the Law, and how we should interpret this Jewish-Christian form of Christianity today.

Week 9- The Synoptic Gospels: Christianity & Jesus of Nazareth: Luke and Acts of the Apostles

This is part of a three week series “The Synoptic Gospels: Christianity & Jesus of Nazareth.” This week, Tim discusses Jesus’ divine origins, Luke’s emphasis on social justice issues and the work of the Holy Spirit, the origins of the Christian church, and the power of the Gospel and Christian mission.

Week 10- The Gospel of John

Week 11- The Christian Faith in Jewish Context (Hebrews and James)

Week 12- NT Theology amid Persecution (1 Peter and Revelation)

Week 13- Unity Amid Diversity in the New Testament

In this lecture, Dr. Tim Geoffrion talks about what holds the many writings of the Bible all together, including what are the dominant themes. He summarizes the key theological images of God, the Father, Jesus Christ, and the Holy Spirit. In the second session, he addresses such issues as how human beings are like God, yet different; the relationship of the Old Testament to the New; and, how the biblical writers expect readers to respond to the Bible.

Week 14- Tensions and Challenges in doing NT Theology

Week 15- What is the Gospel in a Pluralistic Context?

Week 16– Hermeneutics and Contextualization


Teaching Materials:

New Testament Theology Lectures (Edition 4.1)