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Interpreting the Christian Bible

A study of the different ways in which the Bible has been read, from antiquity to the modern world, both inside and outside the communities for which it serves as sacred scripture. The course will focus on selected key figures in the history of biblical interpretation. A look at how Scripture has been interpreted within the Christian tradition from the second century to the present.

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Interpreting the Christian Bible

Unit(s): 3.0 Level(s): III Term(s): Winter Offered?: No Language?: No

A study of the different ways in which the Bible has been read, from antiquity to the modern world, both inside and outside the communities for which it serves as sacred scripture. The course will focus on selected key figures in the history of biblical interpretation. A look at how Scripture has been interpreted within the Christian tradition from the second century to the present.


Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level II or above. RELIG ST 1D06 or three units from the Biblical Studies Field of Study is strongly recommended.