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B9603 Interpretation of the Bible

  • Unit Code & NameB9603 Interpretation of the Bible
  • DescriptionThis course unit aims to introduce students to the history, goals and general principles of biblical interpretation with attention paid to the recognition and interpretation of the various literary genres in the Bible.
  • DisciplineBiblical Studies
  • LevelPostgraduate
  • Semester3, 2017
  • Delivery ModeOnline
  • Lecturer(s) Dr Arseny Ermakov
  • Prerequisites9 Biblical Studies credit points
  • Learning OutcomesAt the end of this unit students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of principles for the interpretation of the Bible
    2. Evaluate a broad range of scholarly approaches used in interpreting Scripture
    3. Apply pertinent interpretation principles to biblical texts
    4. Recognize the various literary genre used in the Bible and interpret the texts according to the specific requirements of each genre
    5. Appreciate the value of a diverse range of approaches used in the interpretation of the Scriptures within the Christian tradition