Details for Methods in Biblical Studies

To examine Paul’s strategies used in overcoming the specific problems among the Corinthian Christians from a Pentecostal perspective. Special application is made to comparable situations in modern Pentecostalism, and how Paul’s answers may in fact be addressing us.

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: BIB701
  • Credit points: 20
  • Subject coordinator: Jacqueline Grey


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Methods in Biblical Studies

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Display a detailed understanding of the historical development of the theory and practice of methods in biblical studies. This includes: Historical-critical methods; Literary approaches; Ideological criticisms; and social-scientific theories;
  2. Critically evaluate the validity, usefulness and consequences of difference approaches to biblical studies;
  3. Demonstrate advanced proficiency in using methods of biblical studies;
  4. Demonstrate advanced skills in biblical exegesis.

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face to Face (onsite)
  • Distance/E-learning (online)
  • Intensive (Two weeks (not necessarily consecutive): 7 hours per day for 10 days = 70 class hours + 170 hours out of class time for research, writing, exam preparation and execution, ancillary activities associated with completion of assigned tasks)

Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis College.

Assessment Methods

  • Literature Review (50%)
  • Methodology Essay (50%)

Prescribed Text

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