Course Content:

This foundational module offers delegates the opportunity to encounter the academic study of the bible, in order to read the text with understanding and be able to make relevant and legitimate application in the delegate’s work context.

Delegates will encounter the following content:

• The literacy context
• Language
• Literacy criticism
• Historical context
• The relationship with the text to major old and new testament themes.

Delegates will have the opportunity to imbed learning through guided pre-course reading.

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Who Should Apply?

Territorial Envoys and employees at any level who have an occupational requirement or are committed to the Christian ethos and values of The Salvation Army

Venue & Dates

William Booth College
19th – 20th September 2017

Day One: 09.00-17.00
Day Two: 09.00-16.00

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the module, delegates will be able to:

1. identify resources that help us to read the Bible with understanding, developing skills for exegesis
2. explain how these resources help them to read the Bible with understanding, making reference to at least two bible passages
3. make relevant application to the work context in a way that is also faithful to the Bible


Kevin Avis

Learning Hours:

20 hours, including 8 hours work-based learning

Places Available:

Sept 2017: 14