About This Class

Exploring the contexts of the Bible and how they shape our interpretation

​Course Description

This course is designed for beginner Bible students that are seeking to better understand, interpret, and apply the Bible while avoiding common mistakes. The Bible is a robust collection of ancient books that hold great wisdom and life giving knowledge for us as we seek God.

​What you will learn

✓  Students will learn the importance of reading the Bible in light of its literary context and the need to interpret

✓  Students will learn the importance of reading in light of cultural, geographical, and historical contexts

✓  Students will learn how to understand the correct meaning of words in their original languages as well as practical application of the Scriptures to their lives

✓  Students will have bibliographies for further study on the subject

​Course requirement

  • A recent translation of the Bible

  • A curious mind and willingness to learn

At a Glance:
​Instructors:

Jon Sherwood  +  The Bible Project

​Objectives:

To provide students with practical understanding of the contexts of the Bible and how they shape our interpretation of the Scriptures. 

​Skill Level:

Beginner

​Stats:

Videos: 8

Time: 45 mins

HOW TO READ THE BIBLE: CLASS 3

the context of the bible

exploring the contexts of the Bible and how they shape our interpretation

 

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