This 12-week course is a survey course that will introduce students to the basic approaches to the study of the Bible and will seek to answer ‘inter alia’ the following questions:
What is Scripture and what is its purpose?
What is the Bible?
Who wrote it and when was it written?
Who reads it and why?
Why is so much of it boring and unintelligible?
What value does it have in the 21st century?
The canonical books
The deutero-canonical books