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Online Course: Biblical Interpretation (for Christian Educator Certification)

January 6, 2022

Online Course Title: Biblical Interpretation, a Christian Educator certification course

Note: This online course meets the requirements for the Christian Educator certification in the PC(USA), but is open to all. A participant does not need to be seeking certification as a Christian Educator to enroll in this course.

Led by:  Dr. Carson Brisson, Associate Professor of Bible and Biblical Languages, Union Presbyterian Seminary

Course Dates:  This course will meet online January 6 – March 1, 2022.

Course Format: This course will meet entirely online, both asynchronously and synchronously.

Asynchronous online course work will be assigned. Those assignments and course documents will be posted on Blackboard. Each registered participant will receive login credentials to Blackboard, the seminary’s learning management system.

Additionally, two live class meetings will be held, on Tuesdays, February 1 and March 1, 2022, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EDT, via Zoom technology. Participation in the class meetings is required. Each registered participant will receive the Zoom class meeting link prior to the beginning of the course. Participants will need an electronic device equipped with a reliable Internet connection, built-in or external microphone, and a built-in or external webcam.

Course Description: Designed to address the calling of Christian educators to interpret and teach the Bible, this thirty-hour, online course features a historical overview and practical examples of an array of approaches to biblical interpretation, including and emphasizing key elements of interpretation from the perspective of the Reformed Tradition.

Course Syllabus: The course syllabus is shared after participants register and within 1-2 weeks of the course start date. The list of required texts will be provided ahead of the course syllabus once registered.

Course Tuition:  $295, excludes cost of required texts, if register by December 15, 2021. (Note: Beginning December 16, a price increase of $25 will be added to registration. Register early and save).

CEUs:  3.0, certificates of course completion will be provided if all course requirements are met.


Online registration is open. Click here to REGISTER.


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