Content

This unit introduces students to Biblical Hebrew as a basis for enhanced study of the Old Testament (Hebrew Bible) and for further study of Biblical Hebrew. Its primary focus is foundational Hebrew vocabulary, grammar and syntax. Translation of selected biblical texts into English is an important component of the subject.

Unit Code: AL8609A

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Foundational

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: St Athanasius College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate knowledge of a basic Biblical Hebrew vocabulary

2.

Identify the fundamentals of Biblical Hebrew grammar and syntax

3.

Translate basic Biblical Hebrew using lexicographical aids

4.

Employ their knowledge to read critical exegetical commentaries on biblical texts

Pedagogy

Lectures, classroom discussion, guided reading from set texts, additional reading resources and notes

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Written Assessment Task – Weekly exercises 5000 words equiv

80.0

Grammar assignment – 1000 words

20.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 30 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-10-22 14:54:00 +1100