NT Greek online course

RECOMMENDED BY:
  • THE CAMBRIDGE INSTITUTE FOR ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN STUDIES &
  • THE DEPARTMENT FOR ORTHODOX STUDIES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF WINCHESTER

Course Summary

This module gives an introduction to New Testament Greek, one of the original languages in which the Bible was written.  It equips students to look critically at the original language of the New Testament instead of being dependent solely on translations into English. The module will introduce students to New Testament Greek and explain how to recognise Greek words and constructions in the New Testament. Finally, it will provide the keys on how to translate Greek words and New Testament passages and begin to develop the skills to translate passages of New Testament Greek into English.

Dates

Autumn 2016 Timetable (New)

Term I

03 October - 18 December 2016

(Reading week: 07 - 13 November)

Term II

09 January - 26 March 2017

(Reading week: 13 - 19 February)

Term III

27 March - 18 June 2017

(Easter Break: 10 - 23 April)

2016-17 Brochure

Total course duration: 30 weeks

Teaching methods

The module will be delivered through weekly online seminars, tutorials, tasks, translation and exegesis. Students have to complete, and submit for evaluation weekly assignments. These assignments will not be marked; students will receive only feedback and comments for their assignments.

NT Greek Tutor keeps contact with all students by e-mail and advises on study, comments on assignments and conducts online discussions on the website forum with students on a weekly basis.

Course learning outcomes

By the end of this module, it is expected that students will be able to show an understanding of New Testament Greek words and meanings, use an Interlinear Greek New Testament to assist in the interpretation of the Scripture, demonstrate knowledge of the basic vocabulary of New Testament Greek, show a working understanding of Greek grammar and syntax, read and translate the New Testament from Greek into English and finally, read and understand both Erasmian Greek (Academic) and Modern Koine Greek which is currently used by the Greek Orthodox Church in worship and administrative purposes.

The origins of Koine Greek and its importance when studying the Bible:

The origins and the history of koine greek

 

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