502BibSt – Interpreting the Bible: An Introduction to Hermeneutics

$310.00 $285.00 or $105.00 / month for 3 months

This 10-week course begins on December 31, 2019.

General Description: A general introduction to biblical hermeneutics, including the history of rabbinic and Christian interpretation, word studies, genre, hermeneutical systems, and literary terms.

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Description

Textbooks: Tim Hegg, Interpreting the Bible (TR, 2000); Kaiser & Silva, Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics (Zondervan, 2007)

Instructor: Tim Hegg, M.Div., Th.M.

Course Options: This class can be taken as a standalone class or can be taken as part of a certificate program.

Standalone: This course gives an introduction to hermeneutics and explores various methods of interpretation. Suitable for teens and adults.

Program Path: Those who are looking for a more structured workload will find this course is required for two and three-year certificates. This class does not have to be taken in a specific order to qualify for certificate credit, although we recommend taking after first-year classes are completed. This class counts for 3 quarter hours within the certificate program.

Course Requirements: This class requires the ability to proficiently read the English language, listen to audio lectures, and basic knowledge of a computer with an internet connection.

Workload: The average workload each week is around three hours. This includes a, assigned reading, as well as interaction in the class forum. A final exam is also required at the end of the class to complete the course.