Introduction to Biblical Interpretation

This course provides introductory material on methods for interpreting the various genres of the Bible: history, wisdom literature, prophecy, parables. Students will come away with enhanced understanding for biblical interpretation, and will show how specific methods of biblical interpretation are applied to Bible study. Examples of topics include: literary devices used in biblical narratives; how to develop preaching outlines of biblical narrative passages; key interpretive clues to prophetic passages of Scripture.