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Mobile Ed: BI206 New Testament Exegesis: Understanding and Applying the New Testament (14 hour course)
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Mobile Ed: BI206 New Testament Exegesis: Understanding and Applying the New Testament (14 hour course)

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Lexham Press 2016

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Overview

When people interpret the Bible, even though they may have the best motives in the world, they can still read their ideas into the Bible rather than draw out what the author originally intended to mean. Don’t miss the whole point of exegesis. It’s to know and worship God. Dr. Naselli will help you exegete the New Testament texts in a way that spreads a passion for the supremacy of God in all things for the joy of all peoples through Jesus Christ by exploring the concepts of genre, theology, translation, and much more. Exegesis and theology are thrilling because they help you know and worship God, and only God satisfies.

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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion you should be able to:

  • Understand characteristics that make for a great Bible translation
  • Describe the rationale behind interpretive decisions that remain faithful to the intent of the original author
  • Recognize key Scriptural phrases and their meaning

Course Outline

Introduction

  • Introducing the Speaker and Course

Unit 1: Introduction to Exegesis and Theology

  • What Is Exegesis?
  • Twelve Steps for Exegesis and Theology
  • Exegesis vis-à-vis Theology
  • Study vis-à-vis Prayer
  • Organizing Your Theological Library
  • Resources: Exegesis

Unit 2: Genre

  • Starting with Text Criticism or with Genre
  • Principles for Interpreting the Bible
  • Interpreting Figures of Speech
  • Genres in the Gospels and Acts
  • Interpreting the Gospels and Acts
  • Interpreting Parables
  • Example: Prodigal Son (Luke 15)
  • Interpreting the Epistles
  • Interpreting the Book of Revelation
  • Resources: Genre

Unit 3: Textual Criticism

  • What Is Textual Criticism?
  • Evaluating Variant Readings
  • KJV-Only and Inerrancy
  • Example (1 Cor 13:3)
  • Resources: Text Criticism

Unit 4: Translation

  • Four Qualities of an Excellent Translation
  • Approaches to Bible Translation
  • Comparing Contemporary Translations
  • Comparing the NASB with the ESV and NIV
  • How to Disagree about Bible Translation Philosophy
  • Alternative to Bickering (Part 1)
  • Alternative to Bickering (Part 2)
  • Translating Figurative Language and Cultural Issues
  • Importance of Dignified Translations
  • Translating with Gender Accuracy
  • Footnotes in Bible Translations
  • Translation Examples
  • Resources: Translation

Unit 5: Greek Grammar

  • Basics of Greek Grammar (Part 1)
  • Basics of Greek Grammar (Part 2)
  • Exegetically Significant Words, Phrases, and Clauses
  • Analyzing the Nominative Case
  • Analyzing the Genitive Case
  • Analyzing the Dative Case
  • Analyzing the Accusative Case
  • Analyzing Articles
  • Analyzing Verbal Aspect
  • Analyzing the Infinitives
  • Analyzing Participles (Part 1)
  • Analyzing Participles (Part 2)
  • Analyzing Antecedents of Pronouns
  • Resources: Greek Grammar

Unit 6: Diagramming an Argument

  • Tracing the Argument in Greek
  • Propositional Relations
  • Creating an Argument Diagram
  • Eight Steps for Phrasing
  • Phrasing for Tracing the Argument
  • Phrasing 1 Peter 5:6–7
  • Phrasing Matthew 28:19–20a
  • Phrasing Jude 20–21
  • Phrasing Romans 11:33–36
  • Phrasing Colossians 1:9–14
  • Phrasing Romans 3:21–26
  • Resources: Diagramming

Unit 7: Historical-Cultural Context

  • The Need for Background Information
  • Examples Where Background Information Is Necessary
  • Sufficiency and Clarity of Scripture
  • Questions for Analyzing the Historical-Cultural Context
  • Mirror Reading
  • Primary Sources for Historical-Cultural Context
  • Using Jewish and Graeco-Roman Resources
  • Example: Eye of a Needle (Matt 19:24)
  • Example: Rhetoric (1 Cor 2:1–5)
  • Resources: Historical-Cultural Context

Unit 8: Literary Context

  • Levels of the Literary Context
  • The New Testament in Ten Minutes
  • Suggestions for Reading in Literary Context
  • Memorizing an Entire New Testament Book
  • Example: “Judge Not” (Matt 7:1)
  • Example: “I Can Do All Things” (Phil 4:13)
  • Resources: Literary Context

Unit 9: Word Studies

  • The Importance of Word Studies
  • Four Steps for Doing a Word Study
  • What to Avoid in Word Studies (Part 1)
  • What to Avoid in Word Studies (Part 2)
  • A Thought Experiment on Poor Commentaries
  • Example: συνείδησις (“Conscience”)
  • Example: σάρξ and πνεῦμα (“Flesh” and “Spirit”)
  • Example: μὴ γένοιτο (“God Forbid!”)
  • Resources: Word Studies

Unit 10: Biblical Theology

  • Where We Are on the Exegetical-Theological Map
  • What Is Biblical Theology? (Part 1)
  • What Is Biblical Theology? (Part 2)
  • Illustration: Harry Potter
  • Example: Holiness
  • Example: Temple (1 Cor 6:19–20)
  • Example: Mystery (Eph 3:1–6)
  • Example: Work
  • Motivation to Do Biblical Theology
  • Resources: Biblical Theology

Unit 11: Historical Theology

  • Survey of Historical Theology, and Significant Exegetes and Theologians
  • Reasons to Study Historical Theology (Part 1)
  • Reasons to Study Historical Theology (Part 2)
  • Example: Keswick Theology
  • Resources: Historical Theology

Unit 12: Systematic Theology

  • What Is Systematic Theology?
  • Strengths and Dangers of Systematic Theology (Part 1)
  • Strengths and Dangers of Systematic Theology (Part 2)
  • Strengths and Dangers of Systematic Theology (Part 3)
  • Strengths and Dangers of Systematic Theology (Part 4)
  • Example: What Is the Gospel?
  • Example: The Logical Problem of Evil
  • Resources: Systematic Theology

Unit 13: Practical Theology

  • What Is Practical Theology?
  • Guidelines for Applying the Bible (Part 1)
  • Guidelines for Applying the Bible (Part 2)
  • Guidelines for Applying the Bible (Part 3)
  • Guidelines for Applying the Bible (Part 4)
  • Example: Paul’s Use of Isaiah and Job (Rom 11:34–35)
  • Example: How Should You Work?
  • Resources: Practical Theology

Conclusion

  • Look at the Book!

Product Details

  • Title: BI206 New Testament Exegesis: Understanding and Applying the New Testament
  • Instructor: Andy Naselli
  • Publisher: Lexham Press
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Product Type: Logos Mobile Education
  • Resource Type: Courseware, including transcripts, audio, and video resources
  • Courses: 1
  • Video Hours: 14

About the Instructor

Andy Naselli serves as Assistant Professor of New Testament and Biblical Theology. He teaches courses primarily at the seminary-level on Greek exegesis, New Testament, biblical theology, and systematic theology. He loves to study and teach how the theological disciplines (exegesis, biblical theology, historical theology, systematic theology, and practical theology) interrelate and culminate in doxology.

Andy earned two PhDs before he turned thirty: a PhD in theology from Bob Jones University and a PhD in New Testament Exegesis and Theology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School under D. A. Carson. He served as Carson’s research assistant from 2006 to 2013 and continues to work with him on various projects, including the theological journal Themelios, for which Carson is editor and Andy is administrator.

Prior to coming to the Bethlehem College & Seminary in 2013, Andy taught New Testament Greek at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and he continues to teach Bible and theology as adjunct faculty at several other seminaries.

Andy and his wife, Jenni, have been married since 2004, and God has blessed them with three girls.

Getting the most out of Mobile Ed

Logos Mobile Education is a highly effective cross-platform learning environment that integrates world class teaching with the powerful study tools and theological libraries available in Logos Bible Software. Every course provides links to additional resources and suggested readings that supplement the lecture material at the end of every transcript segment.

This course comes with an Activities resource that functions as a type of “workbook” for the course. This resource includes learning activities such as: places for you to respond to reflection questions, exercises that will challenge and show you how deepen your understanding of this course by using specific Logos tools and resources, tutorial videos on different features of Logos Bible Software, and links to relevant Logos guides and tools. A link to open the Activities resource is conveniently placed at the end of every segment.