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Church in 21st Centuary Online
Church in the 21st Centuary Online, a website provided by the American Jesuit college Boston College, offers on-line courses for spiritual renewal and on-going faith formation. While most of these are subscription-based, two are freely available:
The Birth of Jesus: Two Gospel Narratives aims to help you to explore:
- how the Catholic tradition and recent biblical scholarship understand the origins of the Gospels and their proper interpretation
- the unique literary features and religious insights of Matthew's account of Jesus' birth
- the unique literary features and religious insights of Luke's account of Jesus' birth.
The Death of Jesus: Four Gospel Accounts aims to help you to explore:
- the four different Gospel passion narratives by examining five scenes that are common to each of the narratives
- the unique characteristics of each account
- the limits of our historical knowledge about Jesus’ death
- the spiritual message about the death of Jesus that each evangelist sought to convey.