BIB511: New Testament Theology (Graduate)
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BIB511: New Testament Theology (Graduate)

This course introduces the contours of the biblical narrative throughout the New Testament, surveys the genres and books of the NT, explores principles and issues of interpretation, and aims to provide a foundation in New Testament theology.

At a Glance

  • Assigned teaching fellow to guide you through the course and provide a graduate syllabus
  • Access to course materials—video teachings; readings enhanced by maps, photos, timelines, and charts; key concept reviews, and quizzes
  • Assigned reading assignments for three essays and a final project
  • Access to the Cerego learning system to build memory retention of course objectives
  • $250 per month access to complete the course at your own pace


155 hours

Only enroll in this course if you have applied to the BibleMesh Institute, been accepted and directed to take this course.

More Details

Through videos and learning activities from BibleMesh’s The Biblical Story, and supplemental readings and essays, students learn to read, interpret, and apply the New Testament in service to the missionary task.

Course Overview & Format

Organized in a multiple lesson format, the course guides the student through video teachings, articles, summary points, reflection questions, recommended resources, study sessions, and quizzing modules.

Dividing the intertestamental period and new testament, biblical history into three eras, this course provides 16 structured lessons:

16 Lesson Course Outline

Era 5: After the Exile  

  • Lesson 21: The Rise of Persia
  • Lesson 22: Rebuilding
  • Lesson 23: Greek Rule and Revolt
  • Lesson 24: Jewish Identity
  • Lesson 25: The Rise and Influence of Rome           

Essay 1: The Kingdom

Era 6: Jesus  

  • Lesson 26: Jesus' Birth
  • Lesson 27: Jesus' Identity
  • Lesson 28: Jesus' Context
  • Lesson 29: Jesus' Preparation for Ministry
  • Lesson 30: Jesus' Ministry
  • Lesson 31: Jesus' Death and Resurrection

Essay 2: Union with Christ

Era 7: The Church

  • Lesson 32: The Characters
  • Lesson 33: Pentecost & the Growth of the Church
  • Lesson 34: The Context of the Early Church
  • Lesson 35: Understanding the Gospel
  • Lesson 36: The Life of the Church

Essay 3: Christological Passages

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About the Technology

Developed By

Primary Video Instructor

Dr. Timothy Keller
Dr. Timothy Keller

Timothy Keller was the founding pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City, the chairman of Redeemer City to City, and a New York Times bestselling author. His best known books include, The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism and The Prodigal God.