Biblical Languages Major
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GRE 101: Greek 1
This course will study the fundamentals of the ancient Greek language, including morphology, syntax, and vocabulary for reading simple passages of Greek prose.
GRE 102: Greek 2
A continuation of Greek 1. Prerequisite: GRE 101 or equivalent with a grade of C- or better.
HEB 101: Hebrew 1
This course is a study of the morphology, vocabulary, and syntax of biblical Hebrew for reading simple passages of the Hebrew Bible.
HEB 102: Hebrew 2
A continuation of Hebrew 1. Prerequisite: HEB 101 or equivalent with a grade of C- of better.
of the following courses:
ARA 301: Aramaic
This course is a study of the morphology, vocabulary, and syntax of biblical Aramaic for reading Aramaic portions of the Hebrew Bible. Prerequisites: HEB 101 and 102 or equivalent with a grade of C- or better.
GRE 211: Reading in Luke and Acts
This course will review and strengthen the Greek acquired in introductory classes. Readings from selected portions of Luke and Acts, special emphasis will be on both a review of basic vocabulary and grammar of the New Testament and upon the principles of syntax through Greek composition. Prerequisites: GRE 101 and 102 or equivalent with a grade of C- or better.
GRE 341: Johannine Literature
Through reading major sections of John's Gospel and Revelation, this course aims to increase the student's ability to read large sections of the Greek text in a small amount of time so that they can make the transition from the slow analysis of a sentence to the rapid comprehension of paragraphs and major sections. Prerequisite: GRE 102. Offered in alternate years.
GRE 451: Pauline Literature
This capstone course will combine the student's skills in both Greek and Hebrew with an emphasis on reading sections of Paul's letter which derive significant theological conclusions from Old Testament texts. These passages will be analyzed in the original Hebrew text and then compared with the Greek vocabulary and syntax used by the Septuagint and Paul. Prerequisites: HEB 102 and GRE 102. Offered in alternate years.
HEB 201: Readings in the Hebrew Bible
Through the reading of selected narrative, legal, and poetic passages of the Hebrew Bible, students will advance their translation skills through review and inductive study of morphology, vocabulary, and syntax with attention paid to genre analysis and textual criticism. Prerequisites: HEB 101 and 102 or equivalent with a grade of C- or better.