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LA003A Biblical Hebrew

Summer Intensive (1 week) and 3 hours per week semester 1, annually.

Lecturer: Martin Pakula

Outcomes: To impart to candidates a solid working knowledge of the Hebrew language as used in the Hebrew Bible, up to at least half way through the Hebrew Grammar textbook.

Method: Classroom instruction with regular exercises.

Textbooks:

  • Ross, A. P. Introducing Biblical Hebrew (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2001)

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LA003B Biblical Hebrew

3 hours per week semester 2

Lecturer: Martin Pakula

Outcomes: To impart to candidates a solid working knowledge of the Hebrew Bible; and to give candidates experience in translating Biblical Hebrew.

Method: Classroom instruction with regular exercises.

Textbooks:

  • Ross, A. P. Introducing Biblical Hebrew (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2001)

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Recommended reading:

  • Francis Brown, S R Driver and C A Briggs, A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament (Oxford, 1977).
  • K Elliger and W Rudolph (eds.), Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (Deutsche Bibelstiftung, 1977).

 


LA004A New Testament Greek

Summer Intensive (1 week) and 3 hours per week semester 1, annually.

Lecturer: Ben Nelson

Description: To introduce the student to the basic elements of the Greek language of the New Testament. This subject aims to cover at least the first half of the basic text book.

Textbooks:

  • Ross, A. P. Introducing Biblical Hebrew (Grand Rapids: Baker, 2001)

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Recommended Reading:

  • Eric Jay, New Testament Greek: An Introductory Grammar (SPCK, 1961).

LA004B New Testament Greek

3 hours per week semester 2, annually.

Lecturer: Ben Nelson

Description: Completion of the basic text book, translation of the first four chapters of Mark’s Gospel, and familiarity with textual critical apparatus.

Textbook:

  • J Duff, The Elements of New Testament Greek, 3rd edition (CUP, 2005).

Recommended Reading:

  • The Greek New Testament, UBS 5th edition.