The content and interpretations of the bible texts, its different components, the different types of Bibles, and its history.
Skill reusability level
Relationships with occupations
Bible texts is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:
Missionary: Missionaries supervise the execution of missions of outreach from a church foundation. They organise the mission and develop the mission’s goals and strategies, and ensure the mission’s goals are executed, and policies implemented. They perform administrative duties for record maintenance, and facilitate communication with the relevant institutions in the mission’s location.
Verger: Vergers perform administrative duties for churches and parishes, ensure equipment maintenance and support the parish priest or other superiors. They also perform assisting duties before and after church service such as tidying, readying the equipment and supporting the priest.
Bible texts is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.
Monk/nun: Monks/nuns dedicate themselves to a monastic lifestyle. They vow to take part in sprititual works as part of their religious community. Monks/nuns take part in daily prayer and often live in self-sufficient monasteries or convents alongside other monks/nuns.
Chaplain: Chaplains perform religious activities in secular institutions. They perform counselling services and provide spiritual and emotional support to the people in the institution, as well as cooperate with priests or other religious officials to support religious activities in the community.
Minister of religion: Ministers of religion lead religious organisations or communities, perform spiritual and religious ceremonies and provide spiritual guidance to members of a particular religious group. They may undertake missionary work, pastoral or preaching work, or work within a religious order or community, such as a monastery or convent. Ministers of religion perform duties such as leading worship services, giving religious education, officiating at funerals and marriages, counselling congregation members and offer a range of other community services, both in conjunction with the organisation they work for, and through their own personal day to day activities.
- Bible texts – ESCO