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Hermeneutics for the Busy Pastor

Instructor: Paul Wendland

Description:
*This is a core course in both the Old Testament and New Testament areas of study.

We hear the word "hermeneutics" and faster than you can say "Bultmann" or "Seminex," the eyes glaze over. As a busy pastor, you have better things to do than to take an online refresher course in existentialism. We agree. That's why the emphasis of this course in Bible interpretation will be on helping busy pastors deepen their practical skills for understanding and applying God's Word appropriately to their people. Topics include seeing the “big themes” of the Bible, identifying genre, tracing the arc of the biblical narrative and exploring the rhetorical beauty of various texts, with the emphasis being on practice, not theory.

Advanced Degree Program(s): STM
Area of Study: New Testament
Language Requirement(s): Greek Required
Tuition: $500
Course Number: NT5060
Course Credits 2
Dates Term Location
06/18/2018 to 06/29/2018 Summer Quarter 2018 Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary View Courses
06/20/2016 to 08/12/2016 Summer Online 2016 Seminary Online View Courses