Aug 16, 2022  
2019-2020 Theological School Catalog (Admitted Fall 2019/Spring 2020) 
    
2019-2020 Theological School Catalog (Admitted Fall 2019/Spring 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BBST 517 - Tools for Biblical Interpretation

1.5 credits credits
This course introduces students to the practices of interpreting the bible historically, linguistically, culturally, and theologically. Students learn how to do research in the field of biblical studies as well as common practices of exegesis (e.g. comparing and contrasting various translations, exploring the semantic ranges of words and grammatical constructions, formulating critical questions, exploring literary and socio-historical context). Attention is also given to the interpretation of the Bible by people of faith historically and today. Graded Pass/Unsatisfctory only. Prerequisite or corequisite: BBST 501 or BBST 511. Pass/Fail



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