Introduction to Biblical Interpretation Video Lectures
Introduction to Biblical Interpretation Video Lectures, together with its accompanying textbook, Introduction to Biblical Interpretation, provides a full seminary-level overview of biblical hermeneutics. Biblical scholars William Klein, Craig Blomberg, and Robert Hubbard cover:
- the history of biblical interpretation,
- current discussions about finding meaning in written texts,
- the formation of the biblical canon and the task of translating Scripture,
- guidelines for reading biblical poetry and prose,
- identification of the various genres of the Old and New Testaments,
- and insights for understanding and applying Scripture today.
Useful for formal students wanting additional instruction and for self-learners alike, Introduction to Biblical Interpretation Video Lectures by William Klein, Craig Blomberg, and Robert Hubbard provides an excellent, thorough primer on the discipline of biblical hermeneutics.
Session Titles and Runtimes:
1 - The Need for Interpretation (34 min)
2 - History of Biblical Interpretation (30 min)
3 - Literary and Social-Scientific Approaches to Interpretation (39 min)
4 - The Canon and Translations (24 min)
5 - The Interpreter (38 min)
6 - The Goal of Interpretation (34 min)
7 - General Principles for Interpretation: Prose (38 min)
8 - General Principles for Interpretation: Biblical Poetry (27 min)
9 - Genres of the Old Testament (25 min)
10 - Genres of the New Testament (41 min)
11 - Using the Bible Today (39 min)
12 - Application (43 min)
About the Authors
William W. Klein (PhD, Aberdeen) is professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary. He is author of The New Chosen People: A Corporate View of Election and a commentary on Ephesians in the Expositor’s Bible Commentary: Revised Edition and serves as both editor and co-author of Introduction to Biblical Interpretationwith Craig Blomberg and Robert Hubbard. Bill and his wife have two daughters and reside in Littleton, Colorado.
Craig L. Blomberg (PhD, Aberdeen) is distinguished professor of New Testament at Denver Seminary. He is the author, co-author, or co-editor of 26 books and more than 150 articles in journals or multi-author works. A recurring topic of interest in his writings is the historical reliability of the Scriptures. Craig and his wife Fran have two daughters and three grandchildren, and reside in Centennial, Colorado.
Robert L. Hubbard, Jr. (PhD, Claremont Graduate School) is emeritus professor of biblical literature at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL. He is author of several books, including The Book of Ruth: New International Commentary on the Old Testament and Joshua in the NIV Application Commentary series and co-author of Introduction to Biblical Interpretation with William Klein and Craig Blomberg. He and his wife Pam reside in Denver, CO.
In the Introduction to Biblical Interpretation course, biblical scholars William Klein, Craig Blomberg, and Robert Hubbard bring together their combined years of expertise and devotion to Scripture to provide concise, logical, practical guidelines for discovering the truth in God's Word.