|Teacher||Dr. S. Schumacher|
|Frequency||Every three years|
|Credits||5 ECTS||Workload||125-150 Hours|
|Applicability||This module is essential in the reading and understanding of the Bible and all academic texts. As such it is a required course for all students.
|Course structure||See module and courses|
|Contact time||35-45 Hours||Self-Study||105-125 Hours|
|Participation requirement||See access to the program|
|Content of the Module||This course will deal with the two main aspects of hermeneutics: How do we understand? and, how do we interpret texts? It will explore different epistemological as well as various hermeneutical approaches. Particular attention will be given to more recent hermeneutical approaches. The course wants to assist the student to develop his own hermeneutical approach to Evangelical/Pentecostal provenience.|
A. General Learning Objectives
B. Specific Learning Objectives
- How do we understand?
- How do we exegete?
- History of hermeneutics
- Rabbinic hermeneutics
- Jesus as Teacher
- Pneumatic hermeneutics
- Elements of Pentecostal Hermeneutics
- Gospel and synoptic tradition