Introduction to the Holy Scripture WT-DMI-WPS
1. Specificity of the biblical text
2. Documents of the Church concerning the Bible
3. Biblical inspiration
4. Biblical canon
6. Historical background of the OT
7. Historical background ot the NT
8. Linguistic and literary characteristics of the OT
9. Linguistic and literary characteristics of the NT
10. Translation of the Bible
11. Introduction to hermeneutics
12. Hebrew interpretation of the Bible
13. Christian interpretation of the Bible
14. The Bible in the contemporary Church
15. Analysis of the biblical text
(in Polish) Grupa przedmiotów ogólnouczenianych
Learning outcome code/codes
Type of subject
the student acquired large knowledge on the introductory concepts concerning the Bible
the student is able to approach critically the introductory concepts concerning the Bible
the student is aware of the importance of the introductory concepts concerning the Bible in the socio-cultural context
EK1: insufficient - absence and lack of essential knowledge
sufficient - limited participation and basic knowledge
good - participation in most lectures and good knowledge
very good - participation in almost all lectures and very good knowledge
EK2: insufficient - absence and lack of essential ability
sufficient - limited participation and basic ability
good - participation in most lectures and good ability
very good - participation in almost all lectures and very good ability
EK3: insufficient - absence and lack of essential awareness
sufficient - limited participation and basic awareness
good - participation in most lectures and good awareness
very good - participation in almost all lectures and very good awareness
BLOWERS P. M. (ed.), The Bible in Greek Christian Antiquity., University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame 1997.
FARMER W. R. - Farkasfalvy D., The Formation of the New Testament Canon, Paulist, New York 1983.
HEIDT W. G., A General Introduction to Sacred Scripture: Inspiration, Canonicity, Texts, Versions and Hermeneutics, Liturgical Press, Collegeville1970.
LAUX J., Introduction to the Bible., TAN Books, Rockford 1990.
LIENHARD J. T., The Bible, the Church, and Authority: The Canon of the Christian Bible in History and Theology, Liturgical Press, Collegeville 1995.
MOST W., Free From All Error: Authorship, Inerrancy, Historicity of Scripture, and Modern Scripture Scholars, Franciscan Marytown Press, Libertyville 1985.
Information on level of this course, year of study and semester when the course unit is delivered, types and amount of class hours - can be found in course structure diagrams of apropriate study programmes. This course is related to the following study programmes:
- Theology, specialization: teaching - catechetical
- Theology - full-time master studies
- Theology, specialization: Biblical Lands tourism studies
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