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Hermeneutics (Online)

5th October, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 6th October, 2022 @ 5:00 pm

Hermeneutics is a process that is always taking place. Every time we read or hear the Bible interpretation and application are taking place. The goal of this course is to provide tools and understanding so that this process is conducted in a manner that is healthy. The Bible contains texts that come from a time and place far removed from where we live today. Yet the Christian believes that these texts have application for modern life. The working assumption of this course is that Christians want to be people shaped by the Bible.

This course provides an introduction to some of the key ideas that need to be understood. Students then take these concepts and turn them into a practical exegesis of the text, and apply that exegesis to a context. While some of the terms that have just been used might be strange, the sentiment behind them is one that might sound familiar. The point behind healthy hermeneutics is not knowledge for the sake of knowledge; rather there must be application.

Student Unit Information

Offering Level: Bachelor (B7203) and Graduate (B9203)
Prerequisites: Bachelor (B7110 or B7150) / Graduate (B8110 or B8150)
Learning Options: Online Facilitation or Online No Facilitation

Facilitation Information

Type: 2 Days Facilitation Online
Dates: 9am to 5pm (AEST) / Wednesday 5 October, Thursday 6 October
Location: Online (Zoom)
Facilitator: Dr. Denise Powell

Standard Audit Options
TicketMaterial AccessFacilitation AccessCostDetails
Standard Unit (Material Only)YesNo$150Access to unit materials during the trimester study period. Does not include facilitation access, please purchase a separate single or full attendance ticket.
Standard Facilitation (Single Day)No1 Day$75Single day access to a standard unit facilitation. Does not include material access, please purchase separately.
Standard Facilitation (Full Attendance)NoFull Access$150Full access to a standard unit facilitation. Does not include material access, please purchase separately.


Note that some units may have additional costs such as experiences, travel or textbooks that will need to be covered by the attendee. Please ensure you read the information for each unit, and check if any textbooks are required.

This unit requires the following for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate material levels:

  • Klein, William W., Craig L. Blomberg, and Robert I. Hubbard Jr, Introduction to Biblical Interpretation 3rd ed. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2017.

Payment Options

Note that all audit options are not Fee-HELP eligible, and payment must be made upfront on booking.


5th October, 2022 @ 9:00 am
6th October, 2022 @ 5:00 pm


$75.00 – $150.00


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