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A8530 Introduction to Biblical Languages

  • Unit Code & NameA8530 Introduction to Biblical Languages
  • DescriptionThis graduate course unit gives an introduction to biblical Hebrew and Greek that will enable students to use various grammatical and lexical tools without requiring a fluency in the language. This will enable them to use with discernment English-language translations for exegesis.
  • DisciplineBiblical Studies
  • LevelPostgraduate
  • Semester3, 2017
  • Delivery ModeOnline
  • Lecturer(s) Dr Arseny Ermakov
  • PrerequisitesNil
  • Learning OutcomesAt the end of this unit students will be able to:

    1. Recognise the alphabet and language structure of biblical Hebrew and Greek
    2. Understand the nuances of the grammatical structures of the biblical languages
    3. Evaluate English language translations in the light of the various language tools studied
    4. Competently utilise an English language translation and various grammatical/lexical tools in exegesis
    5. Apply the results of their study to enrich Christian life and ministry