Reading and Believing: Hermeneutics in Genesis 1-3

Subject Code OT758
TitleReading and Believing: Hermeneutics in Genesis 1-3
Study Modes On Campus, Distance
Next Available2015, Semester 1


Reading and Believing: Hermeneutics in Genesis 1-3 provides the framework to form a understanding of major issues and ideas in hermeneutics, with particular reference to the exegesis of Genesis 1-3 and its use as Christian Scripture.

Prerequisites and Exclusions

Graduate level qualifications in an approved theological field.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this class, Postgraduate students should be able to:
  • articulate a coherent approach to the interpretation of Scripture and its use in Christian ministry, with particular reference to Genesis 1-3;
  • engage exegetically and theologically with the text of Genesis 1-3; demonstrate an awareness of practical and theoretical issues that arise in the use of Genesis 1-3 in preaching, teaching and ethical reflection in Christian ministry.

Time Commitment

Self-directed time allocations in consultation with your supervisor.


Whatever method of study you choose, you will require Internet access to access the resources on our eCampus.