SRJC Course Outlines

6/14/2024 1:37:58 AMHUMAN 50 Course Outline as of Fall 2010

Inactive Course

Discipline and Nbr:  HUMAN 50Title:  JESUS SEMINAR  
Full Title:  Jesus Seminar: The Once and Future Faith
Last Reviewed:10/1/2001

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.00Lecture Scheduled20.001 max.Lecture Scheduled20.00
Minimum1.00Lab Scheduled01 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total20.00 Contact Total20.00
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  40.00Total Student Learning Hours: 60.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  34 - 4 Enrollments Total
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Catalog Description:
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The Jesus Seminar has produced two studies on the authentic Words and Deeds of the historical Jesus.  Responding to this new critical data, and with the assistance of notable scholars of religion, history and science, the Seminar continues to consider the significance of Jesus for a future of Faith in a global culture.  Scholars will continue to work on other aspects of biblical text and history.  Students may attend and participate in most seminars.  For a complete and current description of this spring's Seminar topics and speakers see\par


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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The Jesus Seminar's two studies on the authentic Words and Deeds of the historical Jesus is responded to with the assistance of notable scholars of religion, history and science.  Considers the significance of Jesus for the future of Faith.  For a complete description see\par
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:34 - 4 Enrollments Total


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The student will be able to:
(1)  Participate in student reviews of the issues under consideration from
    the scholarly presentation and debates.
(2)  Identify the major topics covered during
    the Jesus Seminar.
(3)  Participate in the debate and decision making process of the Jesus
    Seminar by voting in the Associate survey.
(4)  Read and follow the arguments of the scholars and theologians
    involved in the spring debate.

Topics and Scope
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1)  Special lectures in the Associate Seminar designed to orient the
   new-comer to the work of the Seminar:
   a)  one community event featuring a celebrity lecturer
   b)  key note speaker for the work of the Spring Seminar.
2)  Arguments of the scholars and theologians involved in the spring
   a)  the once and future faith based on life and teachings of the
       historical Jesus
   b)  the implications of the research data for drawing up an agenda
       for radical reformation in the church of the future and in a
       global culture
   c)  the possibility of conducting a Historical Israel Seminar to
       provide a popular critical study of the Old Testament as the
       Jesus Seminar has done for the New Testament.

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Assignments will vary, but will always include reading the scholarly
essays under discussion, attending the scholarly debates and
participating in the voting process when appropriate.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
50 - 95%
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 50%
Participation in the debates and voting in the Seminar meetings.

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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A collection of representative scholarly papers, up for consideration
and debate, made available within the month prior to the Seminar.

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