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What You Will Learn

What you can expect to know and be able to do at the end of this course

  • Discuss the original meaning of Biblical texts in English language Bibles from the context, structure, syntax, grammar and genre

  • Apply the concept of semantic domains to complete word studies of significant biblical words in English language Bibles

  • Create suggested applications of biblical passages based on the original meaning of the passage

  • Find and correctly use source material including quotation, paraphrase, summary, citation and bibliographic form

  • Discuss common problems and issues in interpreting texts

Instructor(s)

Pastor Grant Buchanan

Prior to bible teaching Grant served as full time pastor and school chaplain. Although a lecturer in theology and biblical studies with a focus on Pauline theology and the Gospels, Grant also operates as a professional counsellor and is working towards the completion of this Doctor of Philosophy by exploring a pneumatological reading of Galatians in light of 6:15 and the impact this has on Christian identify.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Historical Context (1)

    • Historical Context (1)

  • 2

    Historical Context (2)

    • Historical Context (2)

  • 3

    Historical Context (3)

    • Historical Context (3)

  • 4

    Literary Context (1)

    • Literary Context (1)

  • 5

    Literary Context (2)

    • Literary Context (2)

  • 6

    Literary Context (3)

    • Literary Context (3)

  • 7

    Word Studies (1)

    • Word Studies (1)

  • 8

    Word Studies (2)

    • Word Studies (2)

  • 9

    Word Studies (3)

    • Word Studies (3)

  • 10

    Meaning & Original Intention (1)

    • Meaning & Original Intention (1)

  • 11

    Meaning & Original Intention (2)

    • Meaning & Original Intention (2)

  • 12

    Meaning & Original Intention (3)

    • Meaning & Original Intention (3)

  • 13

    Interpretation

    • Interpretation

  • 14

    Holy Spirit & Interpretation

    • Holy Spirit & Interpetation

  • 15

    Application

    • Application

  • 16

    Literary Context & Genre

    • Literary Context & Genre