Introduction to Bible Study (INT01)

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About this Module

This module introduces students to tools and resources available for Bible study, and helps enable them to approach Bible study in an organised and positive manner.

Module content

  • As our first introductory module, the student will be asked to become familiar with the basic contents of the Bible through an introduction to the 66 books it contains.
  • The practical aspects of study and research will be examined including the ethics of good study, the proper use of computers, and the researching and writing of papers.
  • The basics of how the Bible came from God to mankind will also be considered with a view to a more complete study of these processes in another module.
  • The student will become familiar with tools such as Bible dictionaries, encyclopaedias, commentaries, concordances, atlases, etc. and their electronic equivalents on the Internet.

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module, including all assignments, the student will have:

  • memorised the names and common order of 66 books
  • become familiar with essential study tools
  • understood the basics of good study practice
  • developed a basic understanding of how the Bible came from God to mankind
  • begun to develop good study skills on which to build throughout the course.

What to do next

Read greenTo begin studying this module, simply click on the image to the right. You may explore and work through as much of the material as you like without any obligation whatsoever.

However, if you would like to get the most from this module, you will want to undertake the assignments and benefit from the complete experience.

The complete experience

If you would like to benefit fully from this module, gain British Bible School credit and work towards a British Bible School academic award, then you will need to complete the enrolment process and pay the required module fee, which is currently £10, before embarking on your studies here.

This is a fairly straightforward process:

  1. You will need to complete and submit an Application Form which you can either complete online or download here: DLP Application Form.
  2. Once enrolled, you will be assigned a tutor for this module who will help guide you through the module, assess your submitted assignments and be there to provide any help you might need along the way.
  3. Once you have been accepted onto the programme, please pay the module fee by following the instructions on the payments page. The module fee for this module is £10.
  4. Students should work through the material, completing assignments as instructed. Modules are designed to be both challenging and informative, encouraging students to think for themselves.
  5. At the completion of the module, students will be given the opportunity to complete a feedback form and encouraged to continue on to another of their choice, as available.