Courses Catalogue

Introduction To The Bible

COURSE CODE: CRE1102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Description

COURSE JUSTIFICATION

The introduction to the Bible is about equipping the students with the knowledge of understanding the value of the Bible and be able to read it and interpret correctly both for himself and contemporary challenging society. 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

To explore how the Bible has been misunderstood and misinterpreted in today’s society.  It also aims to show that in the life of Christian’s religiosity the preaching of the Church must be nourished and regulated by the sacred scriptures.  The course is to show that Sacred Theology rests on the written word of God and the ignorance of scriptures is ignorance of God.

COURSE AIM

The aims to introduce students to the Bible approaches by considering it from the literary, historical, and contemporary perspectives. The course also aims to allow students to examine the scientific, literary, and historical content of the Scriptures—reflecting the exegetical variation found within the community of scholars.

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of the course unit, students should be able:

To understand what the Bible is and its value in their daily life.

To know the Bible as the history of salvation, and be able to understand that the faith they practice is a historical faith

To know how to approach and interpret the Bible, especially the analytical outline of individual books of the Bible

To understand significant idea or theological intentions of the Holy Scripture and be able to apply them in Christian understanding.

To appreciate the Bible as a source of life and growth for himself and as God’s word relevant also today 


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