Biblical interpretation exercise – Galileo

The year is 1616. You are a Cardinal, and a member of the Holy Congregation of the Index. How you interpret the Bible will have repercussions for many generations.

Download this exercise:

Galileo hermeneutics exercise

Here’s the instructor’s version, with commentary:

Galileo hermeneutics exercise, with commentary

Setting: written for an adult Sunday School class (but adaptable to university level groups in any setting).
Length: Ideal for a 4-week unit, but can be adapted to any number of meetings (1-4).

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