BIB2042-3 Principles of Biblical Interpretation

BIB2042 Principles of Biblical Interpretation (2 credits)

This course is divided into four units. The first unit presents fundamental truths that must be accepted before beginning a study of the Bible. The second unit deals with general principles of interpretation that are applicable to any type of literature. Specific rules that apply to special types of literature are overviewed in the third unit. In the final unit, the student is given sample passages of Scripture to which he or she will apply the guidelines of interpretation that have been learned. (This course has replaced BIB2053 Hermeneutics.)
Prerequisite or sequence recommendation:
None
Materials required:
IST: Principles of Biblical Interpretation by Carl B. Gibbs
New International Version of the Bible

BIB2043 Principles of Biblical Interpretation (3 credits)

See description of BIB2042 Principles of Biblical Interpretation above. This course is the same as BIB2042 Principles of Biblical Interpretation except that a CRA must be completed. The textbook for the CRA is listed under “materials required.” (This course has replaced BIB2053 Hermeneutics.)
Prerequisite or sequence recommendation:
None
Materials required:
IST: Principles of Biblical Interpretation by Carl B. Gibbs
CRA Textbook: How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth (3rd ed.)
by Gordon D. Fee and Douglas Stuart
New International Version of the Bible