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    Sep 25, 2023  
Lee University Catalog 2018-2019 
Lee University Catalog 2018-2019 [Archived Catalog]

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BIBL 550 - Biblical Criticism/ Hermeneutics

This course will explore several schools of biblical criticism (source, reaction, and form criticism), and various hermeneutical approaches. Particular attention will be given to tracing the influence of German philosophy on contemporary continental theology. Martin Heidegger’s role in forming the hermeneutic of Rudolph Bultmann and the resultant schools of interpretation arising from the latter will be studied in detail. In addition, more recent forms of criticism will be considered, including reader-response, social-scientific, and postmodern theory.

Credit Hours: 3

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