Approach: Although this appears as a lecture, the question format allows for some discussion of the answers. For the teacher, there is a considerable amount of preparation to successfully teach this material without losing your audience, and this can be split over a couple class times.

Hermeneutic objective: Because of its divine source, the Bible can be trusted and read literally.

Theological objective: Unlike any other religious book or canon, there are objective means to evaluate the authority of the mediator of God's word and a basis of determining its authority.