Dominican International University

Ordre des Prêcheurs - Freres Dominicains

New Testament Events

Professeur : Bieke Mahieu

Crédits: 3 ECTS

Ce cours est écrit en anglais, mais le professeur étant francophone, il est possible de lire le cours en angalis et de rédiger le devoir en français. Ce cours est une partie du livre :
Mahieu, Bieke. Between Rome and Jerusalem. Herod the Great and His Sons in Their Struggle for Recognition: A Chronological Investigation of the Period 40 BC-39 AD, with a Time Setting of New Testament Events. Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta 208. Leuven: Peeters, 2012.

Table des matières pour le cours :  "New Testament Events"

1ère étape : Abbréviations

A. Ancient literature
B. Ancient papyrology
C. Ancient epigraphy
D. Ancient numismatics
E. Dictionaries and encyclopedias
F. Modern works

2ème étape : la naissance de Jean Baptiste et celle de Jésus

A. Quirinius and the census
1. The census under Quirinius
2. The census before Quirinius
B. The census in Tishri 1 BC/1 AD
1. The historical setting of the ministry of John the Baptist
2. Tiberius’s years in the Gospel of Luke
3. The census of Tishri 1 BC/1 AD in the Gospel of Luke
C. Conclusion

3ème étape : Les ministères de Jean Baptiste et de Jésus

A. The ministry of John the Baptist and the beginning of Jesus’s ministry
1. The first Passover during Jesus’s ministry
2. The ministry of John the Baptist
3. The first Passover during Jesus’s ministry and the Sabbatical cycle
B. The last Passover during Jesus’s ministry
1. The weekday
2. The lunar day in the Gospel of John
3. The lunar day in the Synoptics
4. The lunar day in writings other than the Gospels
5. The lunar day in astronomy
6. The crucifixion on 14 Nisan 33 AD
C. The duration of Jesus’s ministry
1. A ministry of one year
2. A ministry of more than one year
3. A ministry of three and a half years
D. Conclusion

4ème étape : L'apostolat de Paul (I)

The chronological indications found in the Acts of the Apostles
1. The first visit to bring aid to Judea
2. The second visit to bring aid to Judea
3. The participation in the Council of Jerusalem
4. The visit to the church of Jerusalem en route from Corinth to Antioch
5. The imprisonments in Jerusalem and Caesarea
6. The departure from Caesarea for Rome

5ème étape : L'apostolat de Paul (II)

The chronological indications found in the Pauline epistles
1. The introduction into the church of Jerusalem during the rule of Aretas IV
2. The introduction into the church of Jerusalem fourteen years before writing 2 Cor
3. The conversion on the road from Jerusalem to Damascus
4. The fourteen years in Gal 2:1
C. Conclusion

6ème étape : Conclusion

History in the New Testament
1. A survey of the proposed and conventional chronologies
2. The rationale behind the proposed chronologies for John the Baptist and Jesus
3. The rationale behind the proposed chronology for Paul

7ème étape : Bibliographie

A. Ancient literature
B. Ancient papyrology
C. Ancient epigraphy
D. Ancient numismatics
E. Dictionaries and encyclopedias
F. Modern works