Content

This unit introduces the student to the basic morphology, syntax and vocabulary of New Testament Greek. Attention is paid to the fundamental word forms of a highly inflected language. Throughout the semester selected texts from the Gospels of Mark and John are presented, integrating the grammar learnt with biblical examples.

Unit Code: AL9201C

Points: 24.0

Unit Level: Postgraduate Elective

Unit Discipline: Languages

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Catholic Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate an understanding of the key grammatical elements of New Testament Greek

2.

Demonstrate a command of the core vocabulary of New Testament Greek

3.

Give an English equivalent of simple passages from the New Testament without the aid of a lexicon

4.

Give an English equivalent of more complex passages from the New Testament with the aid of a lexicon and with attention to syntax and grammar

5.

Apply their knowledge of Koine Greek to the exegesis of passages in the New Testament.

6.

Apply their knowledge and skill in Koine Greek by giving an English equivalent of specific inscriptional and/or papyri segments in a self-directed manner.

7.

Demonstrate an adequate capacity to research a specific topic in Greek language study.

Pedagogy

Interactive face-to-face lectures

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Weekly written tests (10 x 200 words)

30.0

Examination (2 hours) (2000 words)

50.0

Investigation (language) (2000 words)

20.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 27 Jul, 2017

Unit Record last updated: 2019-09-10 12:06:40 +1000