Elementary Hebrew I
An introduction to elements of biblical Hebrew prose, including basic grammar, verb forms, and common vocabulary. This course and its follow-ups develop the ability to read and translate the Hebrew Old Testament for more insightful ministry in the contemporary world.
Elementary Hebrew II
A continuation of the study of biblical Hebrew grammar, morphology, and vocabulary as introduced in Elementary Hebrew I, aiming to complete the basic preparation that students will need to be able to read and translate biblical Hebrew prose.
Intermediate Hebrew I
Reading of selected prose texts from the Hebrew Bible in follow-up to Elementary Hebrew I–II, with focus on basics of Hebrew syntax and use of lexicons and other biblical Hebrew exegetical tools.
Intermediate Hebrew II
Continuation of developing proficiency in reading selected prose texts from the Hebrew Bible, with focus on the use of biblical commentaries and other scholarly tools which are helpful for doing exegesis for preaching and teaching.
Elementary Greek I
Elementary Greek I introduces students to the basics of Koiné Greek grammar, syntax, and vocabulary, with particular reference to biblical texts (New Testament and Septuagint). Both this course and its follow-on, GREK 2200, develop a greater appreciation for the relation between the Greek New Testament and modern translations, and encourage students to explore the challenges and opportunities of communicating the ancient word of God in contemporary global contexts.
Elementary Greek II
Elementary Greek II continues the introduction of GREK 2100. Students translate a significant biblical text (e.g. 1 John) with the aid of appropriate Greek reference tools. Both this course and its predecessor, GREK 2100, develop a greater appreciation for the relation between the Greek New Testament and modern translations, and encourage students to explore the challenges and opportunities of communicating the ancient word of God in contemporary global contexts.
Intermediate Greek I
This course enables students to improve their skills in translation and grammatical analysis, with an emphasis on translation from selected New Testament passages.
Intermediate Greek II
This course enables students to continue improving their skills in translation and grammatical analysis, with an emphasis on translation from Greek Judeo-Christian material. Students also learn how to apply their skills in congregational or missional settings.