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John in Holy Week and Easter


Featuring the late Daniel J.  Harrington, S.J., who was Boston College School of Theology and Ministry Professor of New Testament, and Father Thomas D. Stegman, S.J., Boston College School of Theology and Ministry Associate Professor of New Testament

The Gospel of John is used prominently throughout Holy Week and the Easter season.  Frs. Harrington and Stegman artfully present on the Passion Narrative in John and on the Johannine themes in the Easter season.  This STM Online: Crossroads course is based on a campus workshop presented in Spring 2011.

Check the course schedule for future offerings of this course.


Special Features

This course includes:

  • Weekly introductions to each new topic
  • Video segments by each presenter each week
  • Transcripts of the videos
  • Bonus videos from the on campus workshop
  • Weekly questions for reflection and discussion
  • A page of further resources about topics discussed in this course

All STM Online: Crossroads courses include these features:

  • Participants have access 24 hours/ 7 days a week to the course's password-protected web site. 
  • Each participant belongs to a small Community for Conversation and faith sharing guided by a facilitator.
  • Site is usually available to participants at least three months after the course.
  • An orientation in how to navigate the web site is always available.
  • Technical assistance is easy to contact and prompt in returning a message.
  • A Certificate of Active Participation is awarded to those who post at least three messages of substance for each week of content.



Week 1: The Gospel of John is Different
                  The “Hour” of Jesus (Jn 12: 20-33) and
                  Can You Accept Salvation? (Jn 13:1-15)

Week 2: John’s Passion Narrative
                Easter according to John
                Carrying on the Mission of Jesus: (Jn 13-17

Additional Materials Needed:
All materials provided.  Note: this course is based exclusively on video content. Transcripts of the videos are provided.  Although there will be a Bible available online, you may wish to have a Bible available in hard copy also.

Fee: $25

Content Scholars: The late Father Dr. Daniel J. Harrington, S.J. and Father Thomas D. Stegman, S.J.