Learning Outcomes of the Biblical Interpretation Division:
- At the end of the Greek Full Program in the required courses of the Biblical Interpretation Division, the student should be able to:
- Know the basic structure, history, theology, and literary genre of each of the books of the Old and New Testaments.
- Be able to research and collect historical, social, and cultural factors that influence the interpretation of the Bible and be able to apply the Biblical message in the personal, ecclesiastical and social context of the modern world.
- Interpret the Koine Greek text of Scripture with a high degree of autonomy so as to use all the relevant printed and digital tools required for its study.
- Interpret the Hebrew text of Scripture with a relative degree of autonomy so as to use the most important relevant printed and digital helps and tools that are required for its study.
- Make judgments and solve interpretive problems on the basis of all the relevant hermeneutical and exegetical factors that influence the interpretation of Scripture.
- Analyze biblical texts of the Old and New Testaments and write footnoted academic papers that take into account the linguistic, historical, and hermeneutical skills taught in the Biblical Interpretation Division.