Gospel according to … Prompt spring 2019 NT (1) (1)

Prompt:

From the link below rewrite a passage of the gospel based on your minimal research, knowledge of the text book and the bible. Write this paper in the format of a creative journal, online newspaper article, blog. Your paper could include a series of twitter feeds or Facebook post.

 

What do I mean by minimal research? – only 1-2 other outside material.

Use one or two of the biblical criticism tools to help narrow your focus. For example: Will your paper focus be on a historical view, literary form, text, sociological and so on. (Ch. 3 of Powell 2nd ed., Ch.2 of Powell 1st Ed.) If you choose a historical focus you may decide to research a cultural practice.  

 

What do I mean by rewrite the gospel?

In a creative and fun manner write what you feel needs to be communicated to a modern-day audience using the tools of biblical criticism yet keeping true to the original text 

 

Format:

3-4 pages and MLA bibliography, 12pt font, Times New Roman, can be in traditional paper form or blog, journal, newspaper and can include Facebook promotion post, or series of twitter feeds.