This course is designed to prepare students to teach the Bible (and other foci of the Christian faith) in various ministry contexts. The course examines how different genres of Scripture require different hermeneutical and pedagogical methods. The course maps a path for education for life through a conversation with critical pedagogy as seen through the lens of the Kingdom of God.
Theological Interpretation of the Bible (REL‑201)
Theological Interpretation of the Bible
An introduction to the theological reading and interpretative practices of reading Scripture. This course involves a survey of biblical interpretation and the variety of methodologies that have been used to study Scripture.
Foundations of Mission and Ministry I (REL‑253)
Foundations of Mission and Ministry I
An introductory study of the biblical and theological foundations and the historical development of mission. Selected current issues and problems will be examined.