This course is an introduction to the basis and methods of biblical interpretation. Special attention is given to exegesis, the use of biblical criticism in exegesis, the role of literary analysis in exegesis, and applied hermeneutics in 21st century contextualization.
The Syllabus for the Biblical Interpretation course is available as a PDF download.
Learning Outcomes and Objectives
To demonstrate an understanding of (comprehension) the significant issues in exegesis and the appropriate use of such in interpreting and applying (contextualization) biblical texts by making at least a “B” (80%) on the final exam and exegesis paper.
Biblical Interpretation is available in the following versions. Click here for a description of the versions.