Assigned Study Guides are worth 20-25% of my classes total grade and therefore represent a meaningful part of how I evaluate students.
The expectation for the assigned Study Guides is that they are completed independently and without the help of any other student.
Study Guides will be reviewed in class in their entirety and will be graded by each student individually.
If the student gives a good faith (honest and sincere in intention) response to the assigned question, then full credit should be given.
If the student did not complete the assigned question when the question was answered in class then the student should not receive credit for that question.
If the student’s answer is totally inadequate or mostly incomplete then the student should not receive credit for that question.
It fortifies my soul to know
That though I perish, Truth is so;
That, howsoe’er I stray and range,
Whate’er I do, Thou dost not change.
I steadier step when I recall
That, if I slip, Thou dost not fall.
- What is the “big issue” for Christians that are committed to Scripture as God’s Word?
- What is the “basic rule” when interpreting Scripture?
- What is the “second rule”?
- What is “the problem of extended application”?
- What example does the book give of an issue that has no clear 21st Century counterpart?
- What two steps do the authors suggest for non-comparable texts and situations?
- Where do most of the present-day difficulties lie when interpreting the Epistles?
- Are Paul’s “sin-lists” merely cultural? Why? Why not?
- How do the book’s authors address the issue of women in church leadership?
- How do the book’s authors address the issue of homosexual behavior?
You will be asked to identify an Essential from key phrases of each of your second semester memory verses.