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Understanding your Bible

Understanding your Bible provides you with a model and trains you in skills for basic biblical interpretation. You will become familiar with different versions of the Bible, and techniques for examining biblical material in context. Andrew Reid shares his hermeneutic model which is used around the world. It will prepare you to tackle any Bible passage for a variety of purposes: personal reading, Bible studies, sermon preparation, or exegetical talks.

TOPICS

Introduction
Subject Outline

Lesson 1:
Introducing Biblical Interpretation

> An Introduction to Biblical Interpretation
> A Model for Interpretation: The Five Looks
CONTENTS: Video Lectures, Handouts and Quiz

Lesson 2:
Exegesis and Observation
> Look Up. Look Down. Exegesis and Observation
>
Observation Illustrated (Jonah 1)
CONTENTS: Video Lectures, Handouts and Quiz

Lesson 3:
The Details of Exegesis
>
Answering the Questions Raised by Observation
>
Exegesis Illustrated (Jonah 1)
CONTENTS: Video Lectures, Handouts and Quiz

Lesson 4:
Genre and Reading Below the Surface
>
Understanding Genre and Illustrating it (Jonah 1)
>
Reading ‘Below the Surface’
CONTENTS: Video Lectures, Handouts and Quiz

Lesson 5:
Biblical Theology
>
Understanding Biblical Theology (Look Back; Look Forward)
>
Biblical Theology Illustrated (Jonah 1)
CONTENTS: Video Lectures, Handouts and Quiz

Lesson 6:
Application
>
Understanding Application (Look Here)
>
Application Illustrated (Jonah 1)
CONTENTS: Video Lectures, Handouts, Quiz, Final Quiz and Subject Feedback Survey

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