Interpreting the Bible in the Early Church: First Four Centuries

RGB3902HF  L0101 · Cancelled on 2014/04/29
Offered in Winter 2015  ·  Previously offered in Winter 2012 · Toronto (St. George Campus) Site

This course will examine the methods of biblical interpretation used in the Church from NT times through the 4th century. Areas covered will include the Jewish forms of exegesis found in the NT, the ellegorical method, the schools of Antioch and Alexandria, as well as interpreters such as Origen, Theodore of Mopsuestia, and St. Augustine. Course will consist of lectures, the reading of some introductory secondary works, and selected readings from Patristic commentaries. There will be two short essays and one longer final essay.

AD students enrol in RGB6902HF.

Schedule: Monday, 11:00 to 13:00
Instructors: Scott M. Lewis
Other Information: First Semester · One Credit · Max: 30
Enrollment Notes: Max 42 (AD & BD)

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