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This list relates to the 2014/15 - Semester 2 which ended on 29/05/2015
  1. Week 1: Introducing the Sermon, Pt 1: Structure, Genre and Contemporary Debates 5 items
    1. Required Readings 5 items
      1. Read all of Hebrews (any English version)

      2. Hebrews: commentaries on the New Testament - James Thompson 2008

        Book  Pp. 3-30

      3. Genre and Rhetoric

        Chapter  Pp. 9-22 of Hebrews: A Guide

      4. D.M. Moffitt, "The Epistle to the Hebrews in the Context of Recent English Language Scholarship: A Short Overview of the Most Important Questions" (Available on MMS)

  2. Week 2: Introducing the Sermon, Pt 2: Historical, Social and Philosophical Contexts, and Hebrews 1 8 items
    1. Required Readings 6 items
      1. Hebrews 1 (Greek)

      2. Hebrews: commentaries on the New Testament - James Thompson 2008

        Book  Pp. 31-56

    2. Additional Readings 2 items
      1. The Cosmology of Hebrews - Edward Adams

        Chapter  Pp. 122-139 in The Epistle to the Hebrews and Christian Theology.

  3. Week 3: Hebrews 1-2: The Father, the Son(s) and the Angels 7 items
    1. Required Readings 6 items
      1. Read Hebrews 2 (Greek)

      2. The Life Of Adam And Eve

        Webpage  Read esp. chps. i-xvii on this webpage

      3. Hebrews: commentaries on the New Testament - James Thompson 2008

        Book  Pp. 56-77

      4. The Christology of Hebrews 1 and 2 - Lincoln Hurst

        Chapter  Pp. 151-64 in The Glory of Christ in the New Testament (ed. L.D. Hurst and N.T. Wright)

    2. Additional Readings 1 item
      1. Atonement and the logic of resurrection in the Epistle to the Hebrews - David M. Moffitt c2011

        Book  For a survey of ancient Jewish literature relating to the elevation of humans over angels see pp. 45-144.

  4. Week 4: The Past as Moral Example and Its Hermeneutical Implications 6 items
    1. Required Readings 5 items
      1. Read Hebrews 3:1-4:13 (Greek)

      2. Hebrews: commentaries on the New Testament - James Thompson 2008

        Book  Pp. 78-100

    2. Additional Readings 1 item
  5. Week 5: Jesus as Son and High Priest: Resurrection, Warnings and Salvation 7 items
    1. Required Readings 5 items
      1. Read Hebrews 4:14-6:20 (Greek)

      2. Hebrews: commentaries on the New Testament - James Thompson 2008

        Book  Pp. 101-142

    2. Additional Readings 2 items
  6. Week 6: Melchizedek, the Law and Jesus' High Priesthood 6 items
    1. Required Readings 5 items
      1. Read Hebrews 7:1-8:4 (Greek)

      2. Hebrews: commentaries on the New Testament - James Thompson 2008

        Book  Pp. 143-165

    2. Additional Readings 1 item
  7. Week 7: God's Promises and the Question of Supersessionism 6 items
    1. Required Readings 5 items
      1. Read Hebrews 8 (Greek)

      2. Hebrews: commentaries on the New Testament - James Thompson 2008

        Book  Pp. 166-177

      3. D.M. Moffitt, "Serving in the Tabernacle in Heaven: Sacred Space, Jesus' High-priestly Sacrifice, and Hebrews' Analogical Theology." (Available on MMS)

    2. Additional Readings 1 item
  8. Week 8: Rethinking Sacrifice 7 items
    1. Required Readings 6 items
      1. Read Hebrews 9 (Greek)

      2. Read Leviticus 16-17 (any English version)

      3. Hebrews: commentaries on the New Testament - James Thompson 2008

        Book  Pp. 178-99

    2. Additional Readings 1 item
  9. Week 9: Sacrifice, Ps 40 and Supersessionism 7 items
    1. Read Hebrews 10 (Greek)

    2. Hebrews: commentaries on the New Testament - James Thompson 2008

      Book  Pp. 200-25

    3. D.M. Moffitt, "Although He was the Son: Reevaluating Supersessionist Accounts of the Christology and Soteriology of Hebrews in Light of Jesus' Perfection." (Available on MMS)

    4. Additional Readings 2 items
  10. Week 10: Recognizing Faith 6 items
    1. Required Readings 5 items
      1. Read Hebrews 11:1-12:3 (Greek)

      2. Hebrews: commentaries on the New Testament - James Thompson 2008

        Book  Pp. 226-250

      3. Abraham's Faith in Hebrews 11 - Markus Bockmuehl

        Chapter 

    2. Additional Readings 1 item
      1. Rahab Outside the Camp - Carl Mosser

        Chapter 

  11. Week 11: Ethics, Escahtology and the End of the Sermon 7 items
    1. Required Readings 5 items
      1. Read Hebrews 12-13 (Greek)

      2. Hebrews: commentaries on the New Testament - James Thompson 2008

        Book  Pp. 251-88

    2. Additional Readings 2 items
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