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Approx. 22 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Luther, the Bible, and Antijudaism - Part 1

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 28 min), 9 readings, 3 quizzes
8 videos
Learning Objectives1m
How to Talk About Religion1m
Introduction to Luther and the Bible4m
Luther’s Translation of the Bible5m
Christ in the Bible4m
Law and Gospel3m
Christ in the Old Testament3m
9 readings
Course Contributors10m
Copyright Permissions & Works Cited10m
Lecture 1 Supplemental Reading10m
Lecture 2 Supplemental Reading10m
Lecture 3 Supplemental Reading10m
Lecture 4 Guided Reading10m
Lecture 4 Supplemental Reading10m
Lecture 5 Guided Reading10m
Lecture 5 Supplemental Reading10m
3 practice exercises
Lecture 230m
Lecture 330m
Lecture 530m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Luther, the Bible, and Antijudaism - Part 2

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 24 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Luther, the Old Testament, and Anti-Judaism3m
Lutheran Theologians and Antisemitism in Nazi Germany4m
The Bible and Its Literal Sense4m
Luther and Spinoza on Genesis4m
Spinoza and the Tractatus3m
6 readings
Lecture 6 Supplemental Reading10m
Lecture 7 Supplemental Reading10m
Lecture 8 Supplemental Reading10m
Lecture 9 Supplemental Reading10m
Lecture 10 Supplemental Reading10m
Lecture 11 Supplemental Reading10m
2 practice exercises
Lecture 730m
Lecture 1030m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Freedom: Self and Community - Part 1

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 19 min), 8 readings, 4 quizzes
5 videos
Key Moments in Luther's Life4m
Luther and Freedom: What's in a Name?3m
Freedom and the Individual3m
Christ and Freedom3m
8 readings
Lecture 12 Supplemental Reading10m
Lecture 13 Supplemental Movie10m
Lecture 13 Supplemental Reading10m
Lecture 14 Supplemental Reading10m
Lecture 15 Guided Reading10m
Lecture 15 Supplemental Reading10m
Lecture 16 Guided Reading10m
Lecture 16 Supplemental Reading10m
4 practice exercises
Lecture 1230m
Lecture 1330m
Lecture 1430m
Lecture 1630m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

Freedom: Self and Community - Part 2

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 26 min), 7 readings, 6 quizzes
6 videos
Kant and the Bible3m
Kant and Morality4m
Martin Luther King, Jr. Theologian of Freedom4m
King and the Inner and Outer Distinction4m
Freedom and Love4m
7 readings
Lecture 17 Supplemental Reading10m
Lesson 18 Guided Reading10m
Lecture 18 Supplemental Reading10m
Lecture 19 Guided Reading10m
Lecture 20 Supplemental Reading10m
Lecture 21 Supplemental Reading10m
Lecture 22 Supplemental Reading10m
5 practice exercises
Lecture 1730m
Lecture 1830m
Lecture 1930m
Lecture 2030m
Lecture 2230m

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