He Gave Us Scripture: Foundations of Interpretation

Christian doctrine and practice are greatly influenced by our understanding of the Bible. But even though all Evangelical Christians affirm the same Scriptures, there are still many disagreements between us. One reason for these disagreements is that there are many different approaches to interpreting the Bible. But which approach to interpretation is the most responsible? Course Goals: * Introduce the basic concepts of interpretation. * Provide a philosophy of interpretation focused on discerning the original meaning of Scripture. * Provide a philosophy of interpretation that leads to responsible, practical modern application.