The most important resources for the course (also available on the drop-down menu under Resources on the course site) are:
- NEW! Bible Odyssey Site with articles by major biblical scholars around the world, and images! http://bibleodyssey.com/
SakaiCanvas site, which will have announcements, assignments, and additional resources
- The course website at http://nt15.carrieschroeder.net
- An online study-guide for our textbook at http://www.us.oup.com/us/companion.websites/9780195369342/student_resources/?view=usa
- The University Writing Center (website at http://pacificwritingcenter.weebly.com )
- The Office of Services for Students with Disabilities in the McCaffrey Center, Rm. 137. Phone: 209-946-3221. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Online: www.pacific.edu/disabilities
- Me! In office hours
- Dropbox at www.dropbox.com. Save copies your blog post drafts, class notes, etc., here so you don’t lose them if your computer crashes!!! Backup early, backup often, backup easily.
At the Library you will find…
- The Anchor Bible Dictionary: The go-to resource for all things biblical!!! Library Reference Section BS440 .A54 1992
- Throckmorton, Gospel Parallels: provides side-by-side text of the Gospels, so you can compare them; on Reserve for this course
Other supercool websites are…
- The homepage for the PBS special “From Jesus to Christ” http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/religion/
- Museum websites such as the British Museum, British Library, Metropolitan Museum, Getty Museum, etc.
- http://bible.oremus.org (a nice search engine for Bible passages; please use the NRSV translation for this course)
I strongly caution against using non-academic websites to find background information.