1. To develop an updated exegetical and hermeneutic understanding of biblical texts that discuss the origins of Christianity, namely the Book of Acts of the Apostles and the text of the Catholic Epistles.
2. Regarding the Book of the Acts, our focus is to increase the knowledge of the current exegetical debate on its place the whole work of Luke, its literary specific features and theological peculiarities.
3. Considering the Catholic Epistles (Letter of James; 1-2 Peter and Letter to Jude), the focus is on the contribution of the current exegesis about the immediately recipients of these texts and their thematic relevance to the Faith of the first Christian generations.