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Hermeneutics I. II. & III.

The Hermeneutics I and Hermeneutics II courses are now available.
Hermeneutics III will be available later.

In this course you will learn how to "rightly divide the word of truth."  You will use several textbooks and the course will be in three parts.  The Hermeneutics I. textbook is "Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth" by Dr. C. I. Scofield.  The Hermeneutics II. textbook is "The Golden Key" by Ben M. Bogard.  The Hermeneutics III. textbook is to be announced later.
    Prerequisites: You must successfully complete the First Year course, "The Bible," before you are allowed to take the Hermeneutics course for credit.  Also, you must successfully complete the Hermeneutics I. section to be eligible to take the Hermeneutics II. section and you must successfully complete the Hermeneutics II. section to be eligible to take the Hermeneutics III. section.   (1.5 credits each for sections I. and II.  Section III credits will be posted later.)


Required courses:  Hermeneutics I. & II. are required for all students.
                               Hermeneutics III. requirement will be announced later.



        ATTENDANCE/STUDY/TESTING REQUIREMENTS

  • STUDY:  Study only one section of each textbook at a time.  Look up every scripture referenced in the text, including those scriptures that are partially or wholly quoted, in your King James Bible unless you are specifically instructed otherwise for certain references.  If a portion of scripture is quoted or referred to in the text but the actual Bible reference is not given, then the student is required to locate the scripture in their Bible using a Concordance or some other Bible Study tool and then read the scripture.  A good Bible Study tool for this purpose is the free e-sword program that is downloadable from our Study Helps page. (The link to that page can be found in the Nav bar on the right side of this page.)  Then, after meeting the 1 week per section/lesson attendance requirement, student is to take the test at the end of each section on or after the 7th day of the week of attendance.  You may not proceed to the next section until you pass the test for the current section and have looked up the correct answers in your textbook and/or the King James Bible, whichever is appropriate, for every question answered incorrectly on the test.  This must be done for every test, pass or fail.  Your attendance requirement for the next section begins the day after you pass the test for the current section and have carried out the correct answer lookup procedure for all missed questions on the current test.
  • SIGN IN:  If you have not already signed in to Begin this course, then do so now.  Click HERE to go to the sign in form and sign in for each section (Hermeneutics I., Hermeneutics II., and Hermeneutics III.) individually as you become eligible to take them.  Sign in for only one section at a time.  Do not sign in for the next section until you have successfully completed the previous section Final Test and followed the correct answer look-up procedure for it.

  • ATTENDANCE:
    - Each lesson in each of the Hermeneutics courses requires a minimum of 1 week attendanceYou can submit your lesson test on or after the 7th day of required attendance for that lesson and you may begin your attendance for the next lesson of the textbook the day after you have passed the test for the current lesson and followed the correct answer look up procedure for it.  This is the minimum attendance required.  There is no maximum attendance.  Take as much time as you need to thoroughly study the material.
    - Minimum attendance for the complete Hermeneutics I. course is 10 weeks.
        The Hermeneutics I. section is worth 1.5 credits.  You will be eligible to submit the Password Retrieval form and take the Final Test on or after the 1st day of the 11th week after your Begin Sign In date for the course.  You must keep a record of the date of your Begin Sign In for this and all other courses because you will be required to enter that date on your Finish Sign In form when you complete the course.  You will also need it on the Password Retrieval form which you must submit in order to receive the Password for the Final Test.
    - Minimum attendance for the complete Hermeneutics II. course is 10 weeks.
        The  Hermeneutics II. section is worth 1.5 credits.  You will be eligible to take the Final Test on or after the 1st day of the 11th week after your Begin Sign In date for the course.   You must keep a record of the date of your Begin Sign In for this and all other courses because you will be required to enter that date on your Finish Sign In form when you complete the course.  You will also need it on the Password Retrieval form which you must submit in order to receive the Password for the Final Test.
    - Minimum attendance for the complete Hermeneutics III. course is to be announced.
        The Hermeneutics III. section is worth - credits to be announced.
  • Course Record Form: Click HERE to go to a page that you can print or or keep on your computer that you will use to record all necessary information about each of these courses, each on its own individual copy.  You will need the information later.  If you use this form then you will have all of the required information in one place handy for use.  This form will also allow you to keep track of which lesson tests you have already successfully completed which will serve to help you keep track of which lesson in the course you are currently studying.

  • TESTING:  Make sure you read and submit the Testing Instructions Agreement if you have not already done so.  The section tests can be taken on or after the 7th day of the minimum required week of study per lesson/section.  If tests are submitted before that time then they will be disallowed and you will have to retake them when the lesson attendance requirements have been met.  Links to the Lesson Tests are on this page.  You will return to this page to access the lesson tests and you will need to leave the lesson window open because all Lesson Tests are "open book" and you will need your textbook open in order to take your test.  Your attendance for the next lesson will begin the day after you pass the previous lesson test and have looked up all of the correct answers in your textbook or Bible, whichever is appropriate, for all question missed on the test whether you receive a passing score or not.
    ATTENTION:
      If you fail a test, you MAY NOT attempt that test again on the same day.  You must restudy that section in the textbook or the Bible, whichever is appropriate, and find all of the correct answers to the questions missed and then retake the test no sooner than the next day.


    • HERMENEUTICS I.
      Textbook is Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth by C. I. Scofield
      Course is worth 1.5 credits.


    • Attendance:
      - Minimum attendance for the complete Hermeneutics I. course is 10 weeks.
      - Minimum attendance for each individual lesson in this course is 1 week.

     


    C.I. Scofield

     

  • If you have not already done so, please submit a Begin Sign In Form to officially start your attendance for this course.

  • Lesson tests:  You will return to this page at the end of each lesson to take the corresponding lesson test.
        If you fail a test you must restudy the textbook or your KJV, whichever is appropriate, and find the correct answer for every question you missed on the test.  You may then retake the test on or after the next day.  You may use the copy of the failed test that was sent to you, which has the correct answers in the right-hand column, to make sure you have found the correct answer but you must locate the answer in the textbook or your KJV Bible.
        Your minimum attendance for the next section starts the day after you pass the current section test.

    Caution: You will be asked if you have read, in your KJV, every scripture referenced- including those wholly or partially quoted in the textbook.  The instructions at the beginning of the course state that even if a scripture is wholly or partially quoted but the actual Bible reference is not given, the student is expected to find the scripture in their KJV.  If you cannot answer "Yes" to that question then you will fail the test.

           Test 1   Test 2   Test 3   Test 4   Test 5   Test 6   Test 7   Test 8   Test 9   Test 10

  • Textbook: Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth by Dr. C. I. Scofield
        Edited and test links added by Dr. T. E. VanBuskirk

  • FINAL TEST
    Once you have completed all sections of the textbook and passed all of the corresponding lesson tests, and found the correct answers to any questions missed on any test, then you may Retrieve the Password and, upon receiving the Password, take the Final Test for the course.  There is a time limit on the test.  You will see a time-remaining clock in the upper right hand corner of the test.  Time doesn't start until your first question comes up on the screen.
    Once you pass the final test do not take it again.
    If you fail the final test then you need to restudy the textbook or KJV Bible, whichever is appropriate, and all of the section review tests and then retake the final test on or after the day following your previous attempt. Repeat this process until you pass the Final Test.
      
    You MAY NOT take the final test, or any other test, more than once on any one day but must wait until the next day to repeat the test.
    If you miss any questions on the Final Test, even though you received a passing score, then you need to review the textbook and all of the section tests and find the correct answers to the questions you missed.
    Finish Sign In Form:  If you have not already done so, please submit a Finish Sign In Form before proceeding to retrieve the password and take the Final Test.

(click on words or picture)
RETRIEVE PASSWORD

You must have this password to gain access to the Final Test.


FINAL TEST
Final test is "open book."  You may use your
study materials while taking the final test.

 


 

HERMENEUTICS II.            

 

 

  • Course is worth 1.5 credits.
  • Textbook is The Golden Key by Ben M. Bogard.



Ben M. Bogard

  • Attendance:
    - Minimum attendance for the complete Hermeneutics II. course is 10 weeks.
    - Minimum attendance for each individual lesson in this course is 1 week.

  • If you have not already done so, please submit a Begin Sign In Form to officially start your attendance for this course.

  • Lessons: When you are finished studying each lesson, click the red bar at the end of each lesson to return here to take the test.

     

  • Chart:  There is a chart at the end of the textbook.  You will be required to memorize the major portions of the chart and you will be tested over the content of the chart in Lesson X.  You will have to pass the chart test before you will be allowed to take your Final Test.  The Chart test will be closed book.  You may access the chart at any time by clicking HERE.

  • Lesson tests:  You will return to this page at the end of each lesson to take the corresponding lesson test.
        Leave the lesson window open so you can use it for the following "open book" tests.
        If you fail a test you must restudy the textbook or your KJV, whichever is appropriate, and find the correct answer for every question you missed on the test.  You may then retake the test on or after the next day.  You may use the copy of the failed test that was sent to you, which has the correct answers in the right-hand column, to make sure you have found the correct answer but you must locate the answer in the textbook or your KJV Bible.
        Your minimum attendance for the next lesson starts the day after you pass the current section test.

        Test 1   Test 2   Test 3   Test 4   Test 5   Test 6   Test 7   Test 8   Test 9

    Closed Book Test Contract form for password for Test 10
        Test 10 (chart)

  • FINAL TEST
    Once you have completed all sections of the textbook and passed all of the corresponding review tests, and found the correct answers to any questions missed on any test, then you may Retrieve the Password and, upon receiving the Password, take the Final Test for the course.  There is a time limit on the test.  You will see a time-remaining clock in the upper right hand corner of the test.  Time doesn't start until your first question comes up on the screen.
    Once you pass the final test do not take it again.
    If you fail the final test then you need to restudy both the textbook and all of the section review tests and then retake the final test on or after the day following your previous attempt. Repeat this process until you pass the Final Test.
      
    You MAY NOT take the final test, or any other test, more than once on any one day but must wait until the next day to repeat the test.
    If you miss any questions on the Final Test, even though you received a passing score, then you need to review the textbook and all of the section tests and find the correct answers to the questions you missed.

This Final Test is "closed book."
Please click this link, Closed Book Test Contract form,
before proceeding to the Final test.  This form MUST
be submitted before you take the test in order
for you to receive the password and for
your score to be added to your file.

There is a time limit on the test.

Hermeneutics II.

FINAL TEST

This test is "closed book," which means that it must be
taken from memory alone.  No study materials may
be used nor can you receive assistance from
anyone while taking the test.


  • HERMENEUTICS III.  COURSE IS NOT YET AVAILABLE
    Course is worth - credits to be announced.
    Textbook is to be announced.
  • If you have not already done so, please submit a Begin Sign In Form to officially start your attendance for this course.
  • FINAL TEST
    Once you have completed all sections of the textbook and passed all of the corresponding review tests, and found the correct answers to any questions missed on any test, then you may Retrieve the Password and, upon receiving the Password, take the Final Test for the course.  There is a time limit on the test.  You will see a time-remaining clock in the upper right hand corner of the test.  Time doesn't start until your first question comes up on the screen.
    Once you pass the final test do not take it again.
    If you fail the final test then you need to restudy both the textbook and all of the section review tests and then retake the final test on or after the day following your previous attempt. Repeat this process until you pass the Final Test.
      
    You MAY NOT take the final test, or any other test, more than once on any one day but must wait until the next day to repeat the test.
    If you miss any questions on the Final Test, even though you received a passing score, then you need to review the textbook and all of the section tests and find the correct answers to the questions you missed.

This Final Test is "closed book."
Please click this link, Closed Book Test Contract form,
before proceeding to the Final test.  This form MUST
be submitted before you take the test in order
for you to receive the password and for
your score to be added to your file.

There is a time limit on the test.

Hermeneutics III.

FINAL TEST

This test is "closed book," which means that it must be
taken from memory alone.  No study materials may
be used nor can you receive assistance from
anyone while taking the test.