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Engaging The Bible Skilfully (BISS)


Content
  • Welcome
  • Watch this Welcome video from Dr. Baker
  • How not to read the bible - Proverbs 21_9.mp4
  • How To Read The Bible video
  • Course Syllabus for Engaging the Bible Skilfully
  • Bible Terminology and Translations
  • Reading the Bible as Living Truth
  • The Authority of the Bible
  • The Inerrancy or Infallibility of the Bible
  • The Meaning of the Bible through Exegesis and Hermeneutics
  • What About Different Bible Translations?
  • Approaches to Translating the Bible
  • What English Translation Should I Use?
  • How do the Three Textbooks work together?
  • End of section test
  • The Blue Parakeet Book Intro
  • How Should We Read the Bible?
  • Getting to know the author - Scot McKnight
  • Watch this video overview of the book The Blue Parakeet
  • Why Use a Narrative Approach?
  • Optimizing the Narrative Approach
  • A Case Study on Tithing
  • End of Section Test
  • The Problem of Picking and Choosing
  • Ten Principles on Reading the Bible
  • Picking and Choosing
  • Three Ways we Read the Bible
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on The Blue Parakeet
  • The Solution of Narrative - BP Part 1
  • Mistaken Shortcuts in Reading
  • The Story of the Bible
  • The Story as Meta-Narrative
  • Some Potential Meta-Narratives
  • So What Do We Do With The Story?
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on The Story
  • The Solution of Listening - BP Part 2
  • From Paper to Person
  • Listening To God
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on Listening
  • The Solution of Discerning - BP Part 3
  • The Year of Living Jesus-ly
  • The Gospel Story as Method of Discernment
  • Applying Discernment in Our Context
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on Discernment
  • Reflection Paper on the Problem and Solutions
  • How To Read The Bible (HRB - Ch 1-2)
  • Introduction to the Book How to Read the Bible
  • The Need to Interpret the Bible
  • Interpreter's Two Tasks
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on How to Read the Bible
  • Epistles - Thinking Critically - HRB Ch 3
  • The Particular Nature of an Epistle
  • The Occasional Nature of an Epistle
  • The Context of an Epistle
  • Working Through 3 John as an Example
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on Interpreting Epistles
  • Epistles - Hermeneutics - HRB CH 4
  • Hermeneutic Rules for Epistles
  • Common Hermeneutic Problems With Epistles
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on Exegeting Epistles
  • Reflection Paper on the Epistles
  • Old Testament - Using Narratives - HRB Ch 5
  • The Nature of Narrative
  • The Nature of Old Testament Narrative
  • Specific Characteristics of Hebrew Narrative
  • Common Hermeneutic Problems With Narrative
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on Narrative in the Old Testament
  • Acts - Historical Precedents - HRB CH 6
  • Reading Acts and Historical Precedent
  • Exegeting Acts: Acts as History
  • Exegeting Acts: The Author's Intent
  • Hermeneutics of Acts: General Principles
  • Hermeneutics of Acts: Specific Principles
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on Historiography of Acts
  • Gospels - One Story, Many Dimensions - HRB CH 7
  • The Nature of the Four Gospels
  • The Historical Context of the Gospels
  • The Literary Context of the Gospels
  • Common Hermeneutic Problems With The Gospels
  • End of Section Test
  • Storytelling on The Gospels
  • Reflection Paper on Old Testament, Acts or the Gospels
  • Some Other Genres - HRB CH 8-13
  • Additional Old Testament Genres
  • Additional New Testament Genres
  • Affirmation of Required Readings
  • A Project for You
  • Ministry Application Project
  • Thank You and Next Steps
  • Watch this "What's Next" video from Dr. Baker
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed