Learning to Study the Bible, Leader Guide for Adults, eBook
Learning to Study the Bible, Leader Guide for Adults, eBook   -     By: L.J. Zimmerman
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The eight-session Learning to Study the Bible Participant book helps group members deepen their understanding of how to use and navigate the Bible. They'll learn about biblical genres, historical contexts, canon formation, the purpose of the Revised Common Lectionary, and how to use resources such as study Bibles, commentaries, and maps for Bible study.

The Leader Guide for Adults shows facilitators how to guide participants in studying the Bible using their own Bibles and participant book. The Leader's role is to introduce ideas, ask questions, and keep the group on track. Each of the eight sessions has three parts: Explore, Study, and Reflect.

Note: The Common English Bible (CEB) is recommended whenever reading the Bible with participants and relevant files for the study can be downloaded from www.deepbluekids.com/learningtostudy.

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Abingdon Press
Publication Date: 2018
ISBN: 9781501871085
ISBN-13: 9781501871085

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Learning to Study the Bible is an eight-week study for adults, exploring the biblical history and methods of interpretations using the classic questions: Who? What? When? Where? Why? and How? This study explores geography, archeology, biblical genre, context, and interpretation. Participants will also learn how to use important biblical resources such as Bible dictionaries, commentaries, concordances, and more.

The goal of Learning To Study the Bible is to equip participants to read and study the Bible for themselves. It seeks to deepens one's understanding of the biblical stories and to help participants grow in their biblical faith. Tween version of this resource is also available.

Session Outline and Learning Goals:

  1. Who? Author and Audience
    • Learn about the authors and original audiences of the Bible
    • Use a Bible dictionary
    • Sharpen deductive reasoning skills in biblical interpretation
  2. What? Genre
    • Introduce and explore biblical genres
    • Learn to use Bible commentaries and apps to identify possible genres of texts
    • Explore the significance of genre for biblical interpretation
  3. When? Context
    • Investigate the connection between context and meaning
    • Spark curiosity about biblical and modern cultural contexts
    • Use Bible dictionaries, commentaries, and handbooks to research biblical context
  4. Where? Geography
    • Spark curiosity about the biblical landscape
    • Prompt reflection on the relationship between land and daily life
    • Use biblical maps and archaeological research to explore biblical geography
  5. Why? Interpretation
    • Create awareness of interpretive lenses and layers
    • Spark curiosity about our own and others’ interpretive lenses
    • Use a concordance and various translations to compare meanings
  6. How? Read Closely
    • Cultivate appreciation for the way our ancestors preserved the biblical text
    • Practice reading carefully and paying attention
    • Discover the four meanings of Scripture and practice interpreting them
  7. How? Reread
    • Create awareness of our own role in making meaning
    • Prompt reflection on the nature of Scripture as the "living word of God"
    • Practice the ancient tradition of divine reading
  8. How? Read Together
    • Create awareness of the diversity of voices within the canon
    • Inspire students to enter into the centuries-long biblical conversation
    • Practice reading the Bible inter-canonically

Author Bio

L.J. holds a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Divinity from Candler School of Theology at Emory University. Before coming to the United Methodist Publishing House, L.J. served as a Christian educator and minister to children, youth and adults in various congregations. She is the writer and editor of Submerge. L.J. enjoys connecting with the children and youth in her local Quaker meeting. She also loves biking around Nashville, knitting sweaters, and hiking with her dog.

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