NT 6000 – Biblical Interpretation and Hermeneutics 

For Ezra had devoted himself to the study and observance of the Law of the Lord, and to teaching its decrees and laws in Israel.  Ezra 7:10 NIV

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so the person of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. 2 Timothy 3:16–17 NIV

Course Description:  NT 6000 - Biblical Interpretation and Hermeneutics is an introduction to the interpretation of the Bible that surveys the various types of writings (genres) found in the Bible and provides principles for studying, interpreting, and applying the Bible. Three hours masters credit.

An examination of the nature and the effects of culture, ethnicity, and cross-cultural differences on counseling theory and the therapeutic process. The Christian world view and its effect on the counseling process with multi-cultural clients will also be examined.  Specific guidelines and detailed methods for counseling specific minority groups will be addressed. A series of case vignettes will be used to contrast the similarities and differences between specific minority groups