Biblical Hermeneutics, by Dr. Robert Stein

Introduction

1. Introduction - Introduction to the class

The History of the English Bible

2. Early Beginnings - Early beginnings to the present

3. Hermeneutical Issues - Hermeneutical issues involved in translation

4. Various Issues – Various issues involved with translation

The Goal of Interpretation

5. An Introduction to Hermeneutics - Part 1

6. An Introduction to Hermeneutics - Part 2

7. Vocabulary for Interpretation - Part 1

8. Vocabulary for Interpretation - Part 2

9. Vocabulary for Interpretation - Part 3

10. The Role of the Holy Spirit

11. The Miraculous in Scripture

Genre

12. G. B. Caird, The Language and Imagery of the Bible.

13. Proverbs

14. Prophecy - Part 1 – The genre and language of prophecy.

15. Prophecy - Part 2 – Further examples of prophecy

16. Prophecy - Part 3 – Prophecy and the beginning discussion of Mark.

17. Poetry - Part 1 – Prose and poetry, and examples from the Old Testament.

18. Poetry - Part 2 – Types of Poetry in the Bible

19. Idioms

20. Exaggeration - Part 1

21. Exaggeration - Part 2

22. Parables - Part 1 – Introduction to parables

23. Parables - Part 2 – Interpretation of parables

24. Narrative - Part 1 – Allegory and historical narrative

25. Narrative - Part 2 – Clues to interpreting historical narrative

26. Epistles - Part 1 – Understanding the letters in the New Testament. How words are used.

27. Epistles - Part 2 – How sentences are to be understood

28. Treaties and Law – The genre of covenant

29. Songs – Psalms

Contemporary Theories of Interpretation

30. The Canon of Scripture – The books that make up the Bible