- Everyone to be an expert in the book of Philemon.
- When reading the bible we will look at:
- Historical and cultural context.
- Author’s intent.
- Themes and literary tools:
Sarcasm & Irony: 1 King 18:27, Gal 5:12, Philemon
Literal: Ex 20, Rev 21:8
Symbolic: Jn 14:6
Poetic: Psalms ß onomatopoeia (e.g. “pop”)
- Textual references.