BST 501 – Hermeneutics and Principles of Exegesis

Course Title: Hermeneutics and Principles of Exegesis
Course Code: BST 501
Credits: 3

An introduction to the science and art of hermeneutics. Surveys the major interpretive approaches to the Bible, both historical and contemporary. Attempts to establish both general and special principles of interpretation by examining parables, types, prophecies, poetry, and a great variety of figurative constructs. Elucidates the principles of normal, cultural, and historical interpretation.