Content

This unit introduces students to the study of biblical Greek. It includes a brief history of the language, a detailed study of the morphology and syntax of selected New Testament passages, and an introduction to textual criticism.

Unit Code: AL8011Y

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Yarra Theological Union

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Translate from selected passages of the Greek New Testament, amounting to about six chapters

2.

Demonstrate familiarity with broadly representative vocabulary and style

3.

Demonstrate knowledge of Greek morphology and syntax

4.

Show basic grasp of text-critical principles and practice

5.

Utilise effectively commentaries and academic literature which work from the Greek text

6.

Begin applying Greek language skills to the exegetical and hermeneutical tasks

Pedagogy

Lectures, tests, exercises.

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Weekly written tests

40.0

Final three hour written exam

60.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2016

Unit Record last updated: 2019-01-31 07:38:12 +1100