HR2001 SCRIPTURE INTERPRETATION
In this class Foundational principles of effective Bible study will be applied for personal study and small group Bible study leadership. Observational skills of the English text will be developed through hands-on activities and assignments.
About this course
Hermeneutical principles will be applied to various biblical genres with the goal of equipping the learner to interpret the text based on its historical/cultural and literary context. Application of the meaning of the text for spiritual formation will be emphasized as well. The first couple of weeks this class studies the biblical interpretation of inductive methods, genres, and research tools. Students will be able to determine the original meaning and contemporary significance of biblical texts (hermeneutics). Students will be able to identify allegories, parables, types, symbols, personifications, hyperboles, similes, metaphors, ironies, metonymies, synecdoche’s in the Bible. This class will give an introduction to biblical interpretation discussing inductive methods, genres, and research tools. This class also introduces you to the fundamentals of biblical exegesis (the detailed analysis of individual biblical texts).
What you'll learn
-Identifying and performing key steps to understanding Yah’s truth revealed in Scripture according to the Interpretive Journey as outlined
-Show proficiency in observation skills by being exposed to grammatical and literary structures in the text.
-Demonstrating an ability to use biblical reference tools to aid in the interpretation process.
-8 Weeks of Instructions.
Up to 3hours
$150 USD Stdnt*
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*Price of classes may very depending on the status you chose on the application. Price for each course is $150 USD for US students, $75 USD for international students. Price for US auditors is $120 USD and $60 USD for international auditors.