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New Testament Greek B

Subject Overview
We have an embarrassing wealth of English resources to help us read and interpret the Bible, making it possible to interpret Scripture well without learning the languages it was originally written in. But studying Greek enables you to grow in your understanding of the biblical text and the context in which it was written, and to get the most out of detailed commentaries. This unit will help you find answers to questions like: Why might we favour one Bible translation over another? and, How can we determine which of two or three interpretations is the most convincing? The study of Greek vocabulary and grammar will also give you insight into cross-cultural issues, focus and improve your comprehension of a passage, and help structure your sermons and Bible studies. 

Unit Details

Online On-campus 
Workload  12 credit points 12 credit points
Status  Elective (Core for MDiv students) Elective (Core for MDiv students)
Subject Code LA006 LA006
Prerequisites  LA005 must be completed before LA006. You cannot take LA002 with or after either LA005 or LA006. LA005 must be completed before LA006. You cannot take LA002 with or after either LA005 or LA006.
When  Semester Two Semester One, Two
Teacher  Andrew Malone Anthea McCall

Unit Content

  • Complete the rest of Jeremy Duff’s The Elements of New Testament Greek that was not previously covered in LA004A. 
  • Exploring and translating four chapters of the NT in Greek.

Study Expectations
In this unit, you can expect to be guided through a variety of weekly learning activities which are designed to develop your understanding of and skills in the themes and passages related to this unit. For online students, these usually include watching videos, reading, completing set learning tasks and contributing to online seminars and interacting with your peers. Students are to allow 8-10 hours of study time per week for this introductory unit.

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