CREDITS: 3 Credit Hours DURATION: August 24 - December 8 PRICE: $435.00 INSTRUCTOR: Jason Upton
COURSE DESCRIPTION This course explores the importance of sound and correct biblical interpretation and how to apply appropriate rules for interpreting the Scriptures. The course will also investigate Bible study methods and available printed and electronic resources. Attention will be given to the practical application of following these rules and methods and using the tools available to a student of Scripture.
TEXTBOOK(S): Required Course Texts:
Duvall, J. Scott and J. Daniel Hayes. Grasping God’s Word. Third Edition. Grand Rapids, MI. Zondervan Academic. 2012.
Bernard, David K. Understanding God’s Word. Hazelwood, MO: Word Aflame Press, 2010.
Fee, Gordan D., and Douglas Stuart. How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth. Third Edition. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2003.
Hendricks, Howard G., and William D. Hendricks. Living by the Book. Chicago: Moody, 1991.
Johnson, Elliot E. Expository Hermeneutics: An Introduction. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1990.
Kaiser, Walter C., and Moisés Silva. An Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1994.
Keener, Craig S. Spirit Hermeneutics: Reading Scripture in Light of Pentecost. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2016.
Klein, William W., Craig Blomberg, and Robert L. Hubbard. Introduction to Biblical Interpretation. Revised Edition. Dallas: Word, 2004.
Morgan, Robert, and John Barton. Biblical Interpretation. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988.
Osborne, Grant R. The Hermeneutical Spiral. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity, 1991.
Porter, Stanley E., and Jason C. Robinson. Hermeneutics: An Introduction to Interpretive Theory. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2011.
Ramm, Bernard. Protestant Biblical Interpretation. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1970.
Seagraves, Daniel L. You Can Understand the Bible. (Purchase as book or ebook through Pentecostal Publishing House or at amazon.com through kindle books.)
Strauss, Mark L. How to Read the Bible in Changing Times: Understanding and Applying God’s Word Today. Grand Rapids: Baker, 2011.
Zuck, Roy B. Basic Bible Interpretation. Colorado Springs, CO: Published by David C. Cook, 1991. (Purchase through logos.com.)