This course focuses on the development of a systematic approach to the interpretation of Scripture.
This course will involve an introductory survey of the books of the Old Testament as part of a narrative theological investigation of this “first testament” for the Christian.
This course provides an introductory survey to the New Testament and its social and canonical settings.
The student is introduced to the basic features of New Testament Greek, including grammar, vocabulary, and oral reading.
The student continues in the basic features of NT Greek, with emphasis on some of the more complex aspects of Greek grammar.
The student will develop exegetical method and skill in the use of the Greek language.
The student will learn to apply exegetical methods acquired in BNT 600 to a NT Epistle and continue to develop competence in interpreting the Greek New Testament with a view to preaching/teaching such texts.
This course constitutes the first half of an introduction to the elements of Hebrew grammar, with an emphasis on morphology, phonology, parsing, vocabulary building, reading, and translation of simple sentences.
This course constitutes the second half of an introduction to the elements of Hebrew grammar, and includes coverage of the remaining paradigms, development of parsing skills, and an introduction to the basics of syntax.
A careful analysis of selected portions of the Hebrew Bible with a view to developing both the student’s proficiency in working with the biblical text in its original language and an exegetical method for elucidating the original intended meaning.