BIBL 510 - BIBLE FOUNDATIONS
WITH KYUNG BAEK
CLASS DATES: SEPT 24, 2018 - Jun 7, 2019
3 CREDIT HOURS
This course focuses on the Christian Bible, Old and New Testament. It presents an overview of the Old and New Testament as literature, history, and theology. Therefore, this course will specifically focus on each book of the Bible in terms of its literary features, genres, and structures; its socio-historical and cultural contexts; and its theological themes and purposes.
This course provides you with the opportunity to know and understand the Old and New Testament. It forms the foundation for all aspects of Christian identity, learning, and ministry. At the end of this course, you will:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the literary features, compositions, genres, and structures of the Bible. Demonstrate knowledge of the socio-historical and cultural settings of the Bible. Demonstrate knowledge of the theological themes and motivations of the Bible.
- Demonstrate knowledge of major issues and debates in biblical studies and critically evaluate them.
- Appreciate the critical study of the Bible as it facilitates a better understanding of its message.
- Develop a confidence and competence to interpret the Bible and be able to use secondary resources such as commentaries, dictionaries, articles, and books.
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