Graduate Academic Catalog 2016 - 2017 
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Graduate Academic Catalog 2016 - 2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BIB 725 - Biblical Interpretation I

2-3 Units
Introduces the student to the inductive method of reading, studying and teaching the Bible. Special attention is given to the following exegetical topics: context, grammar, semantics, genre, contextualization and appropriation. Students do a series of exegetical and hermeneutical exercises, applying a literary-historical-canonical method to the study of selected biblical texts. The pedagogical factors involved in leading a Bible study are discussed and practiced. The course is offered in a 2-unit format, fulfilling MFT program requirements, and a 3-unit format for most other degree programs.