For personal use, public ministry, and Christian witness Christian people are concerned to handle the Bible correctly.
This module will provide you with a broad, wide-ranging approach to the Bible. Key areas of study include:
- how the Bible is interpreted
- the importance of translational choices
- the significance of historical and cultural context from which a text emerged, and within which it is now being interpreted
Attention will also be paid to the importance of literary genres such as:
and how the nature of the genre affects interpretation.
In taking this course learn important skills and techniques which underlie responsible and informed interpretation.