Introduction to Holy Scripture WT-DTKB-WPS
First the students will learn specificity of the Christian Bible (Old and New Testaments) and the source of its sacred character. The starting point is therefore the nature of biblical inspiration and its consequences. Then, after hearing the oral tradition and the process of writing of biblical books, students are introduced to issues relating to the canonicity of the Bible. Against this background, learn about the issues concerning the Apocrypha and Qumran writings. In a further step teacher will explain them the main issues related to the original texts, translations of the Bible, methodology and principles of the textual criticism and the most significant issues of the noematic and heuristic.
Learning outcome code/codes
1) achievement of knowledge from biblical introduction
2) knowledge of the canon of Hebrew, Greek and Christian Bible
3) knowledge of the meaning of Holy Scriptures on background of different holy books
4) the skill of the discussion on biblical subjects
There is the oral examination on the end of the lecture.
The opinion depends on the number of points got on the examination.
To get the opinion 3 should win 55 points, opinion 4 - 75 points, opinion 5 - minimum 90 points.
Papieska Komisja Biblijna, Natchnienie i prawda Pisma Świętego, Kielce 2014.
Papieska Komisja Biblijna, Interpretacja Pisma Świętego w Kościele, Poznań 1994.
A. Paciorek, Wstęp ogólny do Pisma Świętego, Tarnów 1994.
Wstęp ogólny do Pisma Świętego, red. J. Szlaga, Poznań-Warszawa 1986.
E. Szymanek, Biblia – zbiór świętych ksiąg kanonicznych. Apokryfy. Pisma qumrańskie, Gniezno 1997.
S. Gądecki, Tradycja a Pismo Święte, Gniezno 1995.
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