1. What principles do we use when reading and interpreting the Bible? How does the reader engage the world behind, within, and in front of the text?
2. How does one reconcile the violence of God in the Old Testament with the love and suffering of God in the New Testament?
3. What model of interpretation will you bring to Jesus’ classic Sermon on the Mount?
4. How does the Christian citizen respond to Paul’s view of governmental authority in Romans 13 and John’s experience of political tyranny in Revelation 13?