Whose Bible? Which Interpretation? An Introduction to Hermeneutics

Is it possible to make sense of the countless translations, interpretations, and debates about the meaning of the Bible today?  Students will be introduced to some of the major interpretive questions in reading the Bible (language, history, genre, worldview, etc.) and apply their learning to reading various types of biblical texts both inside and outside of class.

“Walking through Old Testament texts has molded and shaped a greater understanding of God’s character.” – Anonymous Student


*Course credit is provided by Gordon College. Cornell students interested in these courses should consult their college advising office in advance of enrollment, to determine whether they will be able to apply transfer credits to their Cornell record.

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