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This course introduces you to the principles and processes of biblical interpretation and application. Emphasis will be placed on both theory and practice. Within the framework of an exegetical method, you will learn to apply basic principles to selected missiological passages from the Old and New Testaments. Special attention will be given to the principles used in correctly interpreting parables, poetry, and prophecy.
3.00
Fall, Spring, Summer 1
Graduate
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You will participate in an intensive study tour of the most important accessible biblical sites in Israel, with emphasis on those located in Judea, Galilee, and Jerusalem. Instruction is provided by a resident faculty member who plans and supervises the tour.
3.00
Fall, Spring
Graduate
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This study of Acts examines the birth and growth of the early church. In addition to studying the historical sequence of events, you will consider Luke's theological themes, learn to extrapolate legitimate biblical principles from historical narrative, and apply those principles in the development of contemporary missions strategy. Attention will be given to the use of Acts for teaching and preaching. Prerequisite: BIB 5410
3.00
Fall, Spring
Graduate
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You will engage in a comprehensive study of the biblical foundation for missions as it relates to the church's missionary obligation before God to the world in both word and deed. Special attention will be given to exposing you to important issues within evangelical missiology today.
3.00
Spring
Graduate
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You will engage in a study of God's redemptive plan as it progressively unfolds throughout the Bible. Special attention will be given to the person and work of the Lord Jesus Christ as He brings to fulfillment the promises, prophecies, and types of the Old Testament..
3.00
Fall, Winter
Graduate
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In this introductory study you will explore the theological thought of the Old Testament. You will examine the major themes which give unity to the writings of the Old Testament. Special attention will be given to God's salvation for Israel and the world, as well as to the interpretation of the Old Testament in the New Testament and its application in contemporary culture.
3.00
Fall, Spring, Summer 1
Graduate
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In this introductory study you will explore the theological thought of the New Testament, trace the progression of thought beginning with Jesus, and seek to discover each writer's distinctive contribution to the overall message of the New Testament. Special attention will be given to the gospel of the kingdom as proclaimed and applied by the various biblical authors.
3.00
Fall, Spring, Summer 1
Graduate
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In this course you will examine the history of biblical interpretation from the early Jewish and Rabbinic writers through the Middle Ages and Reformation up to the postmodern writers. You will explore relevant worldview assumptions, the rise of various types of historical and literary criticism, and a defense of both traditional literal hermeneutics and the single-meaning located in the mind of the original author.
3.00
Fall, Spring
Graduate
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The historical context of corporate and individual faith and worship in ancient Israel provides the background to help you understand the message of the Psalms and their relevance for contemporary Christian experience. Attention will be given to different Psalm types, the structure of Hebrew poetry, the universal perspective of the Psalms, and the use of Psalms for teaching and preaching.
3.00
Fall, Spring
Graduate
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This study of the book of Isaiah will guide you in an examination of its structure, content, and contemporary significance. Attention will be given to the book's theological themes, its emphasis on knowing God and making God known, its use in the New Testament, and the use of Isaiah for teaching and preaching.
3.00
Spring
Graduate
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