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BIBL 600

Biblical Hermeneutics and Criticism

Modernity and postmodernity have posed various challenges to the Christian church, and one of these has been the emergence of new critical methods and perspectives with respect to Bible-reading. This course aims to examine the assumptions, history, and variety of these methods and perspectives; to ask intelligent questions about their coherence and value; to clarify how far their employment is important to, and how far detrimental to a Christian hermeneutic; and to offer a way ahead that is both intellectually sustainable and consistent with the faith of the church in respect of its Scriptures.

Credit Hours:
3
Audit Hours:
3
Prerequisites:
BIBL 501, BIBL 502, BIBL 503 (or corequisite), and one biblical language (LANG 500, LANG 510, or LANG 550)

Additional Info

On Campus and Online: This course is being offered on campus and online in Fall 2021. Students may apply to take this course online when registering for the course through REGIS. In order to support students who are unable to attend the regular online class sessions, recordings will be made available on the course Moodle page for 48 hours following each class. In some cases, attendance at other sessions may be required.

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