Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1923-1924 Page: 54
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54 ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE
to Timothy and Titus. Outlines, historical setting, peculiarities
of this type of biblical literature, and doctrinal content.
Parallel readings, written assignments and reports.
312.-The Shorter Epistles of Paul. Galatians, Ephesians,
Philippians, Colossians, I Thessalonians, II Thessalonians,
and Philemon studied in order. The historical setting of
each book, outlines, the doctrines of each, parallel reading,
and written assignments.
322.-Epistle to the Hebrews. Problem of the authorship,
doctrinal content, and historical situation of the Epistle to
the Hebrews. Analytical outline of the book, commentaries,
and parallel reading, especially of the Law of Moses. Bible
123 or 142 prerequisite. (Formerly Bible 192.)
332.-The Apocalypse. A detailed study of the Revelation
of John. No emphasis placed on any one theory of interpretation,
but all the current ones studied comparatively in the
light of the Scriptures. Attention called to the Bible as its
own interpreter. Parallel reading of the Old Testament prophets,
313.-Interpretation and Exegesis. The fall term is given
to a study of the principles of interpretation (Lockhart's text.)
Close touch is had with the books and the text of the Scriptures.
The texts selected will be from the Old Testament.
Particular attention will be given to prophecy.
323.-Following Bible 313 which gives principles and examples
of interpretation, this course makes a similar study
of the Gospel and Acts. McGarvey's outlines are followed
largely from the harmony of McGarvey and Pendleton. This
course is more exegetical than Bible 383, but is not so comprehensive
and does not touch the problems of criticism or
historical interpretation. The Sermon on the Mount and other
great passages are closely outlined. Considerable memory
work is done. Continuation of 313.
333.-The spring term in this course is devoted to studies
in the Epistles. Grubb's Exegetical Analysis is used as the
basis of study. Vital passages are selected from several of
the letters of Paul, Hebrews, or the other books. The principles
of interpretation are applied in consideration of some
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