Interpreting the Bible in the Early Church: First Four Centuries
College: Regis College
Instructor 1: Lewis, Scott M.
Graduate degree students enrol in RGB6902HS
Course Code: 
RGB3902HS
Semester: 
Second Semester
Section: 
9101
Online: 
No
Credits: 
One Credit
Location: 
Online – Synchronous
Description: 

This course will examine the methods of biblical interpretation used in the Church from NT times through the 4th century. Areas covered will include the Jewish forms of exegesis found in the NT, the ellegorical method, the schools of Antioch and Alexandria, as well as interpreters such as Origen, Theodore of Mopsuestia, and St. Augustine. Course will consist of lectures, the reading of some introductory secondary works, and selected readings from Patristic commentaries.

Pre-Requisites Currently Offered Next Scheduled Previously Offered Scheduling Information
Winter 2021
Winter 2017
Start Time: 
17:00
End Time: 
19:00
Hours per Week: 
2
Schedule: 
Thu
Minimum: 
5
Maximum: 
20
Enrolment Notes: 
Maximum/Minimum class size indicated includes both BD and Graduate students
Additional Notes: 
Additional Evaluation: one longer final essay.
Means of Evaluation: 
Short Paper