SIB1 How to study/Introduction to the Bible (3 semester hours)
This course is a combination of two short courses, How to study the Bible (1 semester hour) and Introduction to the Bible (2 semester hours). It is an introductory level course that is foundational to all other courses. Each course is taught over eight sessions. Combined, they are taught over an entire semester.
The first part of the course, How to study the Bible, is taught over eight sessions and provides the student with an understanding of the following topics: Introduction to the living Word; Foundational principles of Bible study; Basic rules of Biblical study and interpretation and Bible study Tools. The second part of the course, Introduction to the Bible, is taught over eight sessions and provides the student with an understanding of the following topics: What is the Bible; History of the Bible; Attitudes and beliefs about the Bible and Bible versions.