Introduction to Biblical Languages

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Introduction to Biblical Languages

This subject introduces students to rudimentary features of Biblical Hebrew and New Testament Greek.

It acquaints students with the alphabets of both Hebrew and Greek, familiarises them with basic grammatical features of both languages, and facilitates the learning of elementary vocabulary.

You will get to learn the range of grammatical and lexical tools available to support the use of scholarly resources based on Biblical Hebrew and New Testament Greek. It also raises your awareness of interpretive implications arising from cultural dimensions of biblical texts preserved in ancient languages.

This subject will be taught weekly in the Sulman Room in St Mark’s on Thursdays 2:00pm to 5:00pm in Session 2 of 2019 (18 July – 17 October). The lecturer for this subject will be Rev’d Dr Jeanette Mathews.

Single Subject Study

Single Subject Study gives you the flexibility and the credit, without the commitment of a full degree. Each successful subject completion is creditable towards a Bachelor, Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma of Theology. As a Single Subject with CSU, you get to access all subject materials and resources through our online learning environment.

Interested? Just contact our Course Director, Dr Bernard Doherty, and he can walk you through the process.

Audit this subject

If you’ve always wanted to listen in on quality theological lectures but lack the time to finish assignments, then auditing is a great way to start your theological journey.

As an auditor, you get to participate in weekly lectures and class discussions as well as access St Mark’s library resources. (A one-year membership worth $70 is included in the audit fee!) There are no entry requirements, and all lectures and classes are conducted in Canberra.

Apply now to audit this subject

Just call our front office during business hours Mondays to Thursdays 9:00am to 5:00pm on 6272 6252.

The cost of auditing this subject is $240.

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