- January 1, 2016 - February 20, 2016
11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Among the questions much discussed among Bible-believing Christianity today are the following: How do we read the Bible? How do we distinguish between literal and figurative language? How does the original context (historical, literary, cultural) impact our understanding of Scripture? How does our context influence our reading of Scripture? Are there right and wrong ways to use Scripture? What are common fallacies?
Recently the Reformed Bible College offered the course God’s Word in Writing. That course covered the manuscript background to the Bible, the question of canonics (what belongs in the Bible and what doesn’t), and Bible translating. A course offered in January is the sequel to that course. Understanding God’s Written Word considers the matter of hermeneutics: the ‘rules’ for exegesis, for coming to understand Scripture. Among others we will pay attention to the current debate on “women in office”.
Course length: 4 two-hour lectures 7:30 – 9:30pm
Dates: Wednesdays, January 6,13,20,27
Lecturer: Rev. Dr. Karlo Janssen
Venue: Abbotsford Canadian Reformed Church
Cost: student: $60; single: $80; couple: $120
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