Course Memo

This is an introduction to major hermeneutical theories from Romanticism to postmodernity and standard exegetical methods currently practiced in New Testament scholarship. Theoretical discussion will be followed by interpretation of selected passages from various parts of the New Testament. Due attention will be given to the ordination exam of the PCUSA, while the course aims at wider applicability.

Format: lecture and discussion, Evaluation method: midterm exam and final paper, Intended audience: MDiv, MA/MATS [Auditors with faculty permission]