BI103 Principles of Bible Interpretation

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Join Dr. Craig Keener, a foremost expert in biblical backgrounds, as he provides principles for interpretation along with excellent examples. See the parable of the Prodigal Son through the eyes of a Pharisee, learn the dangers involved in using allegory rather than analogy, and appreciate the contrast between Emperor Augustus and Jesus in the story of the first Christmas. Dr. Keener draws from his meticulous research of the ancient world to show you how to interpret the Bible by understanding its cultural contexts, genres, and more.

Introduction

Introducing the Course and the Speaker

Introducing the Course and the Speaker

1m

Reading the Bible in Context

Immediate Context

Immediate Context

6m

Understanding the Background of the Bible

Ancient Contexts

Ancient Contexts

5m

Interpreting Different Genres in the Bible

Defining Genre

Defining Genre

6m

Conclusion

Course Summary

Course Summary

1m