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BNT 640
Gospel of John
3 Credits

The student will survey the content and unique emphases of John’s Gospel.

BNT 640 A
NT Theology
3 Credits

TBA

BNT 650
Acts
3 Credits

This course will examine the singular place that Paul occupies for Luke in the earliest gospel witness throughout the Roman Empire.

BNT 652
Romans
3 Credits

A close reading of one of Paul’s most extraordinary epistles, epitomizing the gospel he preached.

BNT 652B
Romans
2 Credits

A close reading of one of Paul’s most extraordinary epistles, epitomizing the gospel he preached.

BNT 654
1 Corinthians
3 Credits

The student will exegetically explore how Paul engaged the wide variety of troubles in this best-known NT church, so as to benefit contemporary congregations through preaching and teaching.

BNT 654B
1 Corinthians
2 Credits

The student will exegetically explore how Paul engaged the wide variety of troubles in this best-known NT church, so as to benefit contemporary congregations through preaching and teaching.

BNT 656
Galations
3 Credits

TBA

BNT 657
Ephesians
3 Credits

An overview and careful exegetical study of the book of Ephesians.

BNT 658
Philippians
3 Credits

Students will explore how the letter to the Philippians, written by an imprisoned apostle uncertain of his own physical survival to a beloved Christian community facing significant challenges of their own, could be such a bracing piece of Good News.

BNT 659
Colossians
3 Credits

An overview and careful exegetical study of the book of Colossians.

BNT 667
Pastoral Epistles
3 Credits

The student will become exegetically familiar with the text of these letters in their literary and ancient historical context and explore their message so as to be better able to preach and/or teach the Pastoral epistle in the context of the contemporary church.

BNT 670
Hebrews
3 Credits

An overview of the book of Hebrews, including a careful analysis of selected passages.

BNT 683
Book of Revelation
3 Credits

The course will apply exegetical and hermeneutical methodology to the exposition of Revelation within an understanding of the different hermeneutical perspectives regarding the book.

BNT 691
Special Topic - New Testament
3 Credits

Students are provided with the opportunity to do focused study in a specialized area of New Testament studies.

BNT 756
Greek Exegesis of Galatians
3 Credits

An overview and careful exegetical study of the book of Galatians.

BNT 870
New Testament Seminar
3 Credits

Participation in this seminar will enable the student to investigate how one might bridge the gaps that are evident between the text, the scholar, and the church.

BOT 501
Elementary Hebrew I
3 Credits

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.

BOT 502
Elementary Hebrew II
3 Credits

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.

BOT 520
Pentateuch
3 Credits

A survey of the Pentateuch and study of selected passages in greater detail. Relevant hermeneutical issues are highlighted, key themes are investigated, and the enduring significance of the Pentateuch is explored.

BOT 530
OT Historical Literature
3 Credits

A survey of the historical books of the Old Testament (also known as the Former Prophets) and study of selected passages in greater detail.

BOT 550
OT Prophetic Literature
3 Credits

A survey of the Latter Prophets (often distinguished as “Major” and “Minor”) and study of selected passages in greater detail.

BOT 560
Minor Prophets
3 Credits

An overview of the so-called Book of the Twelve and careful analysis of selected passages.

BOT 601
Hebrew Exegesis I
3 Credits

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.

BOT 602
Hebrew Exegesis II
3 Credits

The focus of this course is on the continuing development of the student’s competence in exegeting the Hebrew Bible.

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