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Mobile Ed: BI100
Learn to Study the Bible

Dr. Darrell Bock has distilled decades of teaching experience into this 4 hour video course.

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About the Professor

Dr. Darrell L. Bock is one of the world’s foremost biblical scholars. He is a professor of New Testament studies and of spiritual development and culture at Dallas Theological Seminars. Dr. Bock serves as editor-at-large for Christianity Today, and is on the boards of Chosen People Ministries and Wheaton College.

About the Course

In Learn to Study the Bible (BI100) Dr. Bock helps you take your Bible study to the next level—beyond simply reading the text. Through this course you’ll learn to study Scripture using Dr. Bock’s methods. The course starts with contrasting the reading and study of Scripture, and you’ll learn to do both with more clarity and depth. You’ll discover how to dig into the text’s historical and literary background and apply that information to understand the meaning and message of each book. This will heighten not only your understanding of the text for yourself, but also your ability to teach it to others. Pastors, parents, students, and everyone in between can benefit from learning these Bible study methods.

Course Outline

Unit 1: Getting Ready to Study the Bible

Unit 2: Reading the Passage: Four Steps

  • Step 1: Observation
  • Step 2: Interpretation
  • Step 3: Application
  • Step 4: Correlation
  • Getting to the Meaning

Unit 3: Working with Contexts

  • Historical Context
  • Social Context
  • Literary Context

Unit 4: Using Logos

  • Using Searches to Expand and Focus Your Studies

Unit 5: Recognizing Genre

  • Narrative
  • Law
  • Biography
  • Genealogy
  • Biblical History: A Closer Look
  • Poetry: The Psalter
  • Praise Psalms
  • Lament Psalms
  • Imprecatory Psalms
  • Psalms for Special Occasions
  • Royal Psalms
  • New Testament Hymns
  • Wisdom
  • Prophets
  • Epistles
  • Apocalyptic
  • Corporate History
  • Gospels
  • Subgenres within the Gospels

Unit 6: Putting It All Together

  • Correlation: Putting Meanings Together
  • Application: Engaging Your Life with Scripture
  • Review
  • Rewards of Bible Study