This unit provides the continuation and extension of New Testament Greek A, which is a pre-requisite for this unit, and provides the foundation for further work in Koine Greek.

Unit code: AL1012S

Unit status: Approved (Minor revision)

Points: 18.0

Unit level: Undergraduate Level 1

Unit discipline: Languages

Proposing College: Stirling College

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Learning outcomes


Demonstrate an understanding of significant grammatical features of Koine Greek.


Demonstrate knowledge of the vocabulary commonly used in the Greek New Testament.


Demonstrate the ability to read and translate select portions of the New Testament.


Understand the significance of the manuscript tradition and demonstrate basic skills in the use of a text-critical apparatus.

Unit sequence

AL1002S New Testament Greek A or equivalent


Lectures and tutorials

Indicative Bibliography

  1. Recommended reading
    • = set texts recommended for purchase
  2. Aland, K. Greek New Testament. Stuttgart: United Bible Society, 5th.ed, 2014.*
  3. Aland, K. and B. The text of the New Testament. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans. 1989
  4. Black, David Alan, Learn to Read New Testament Greek. 3rd ed. B&H Academic, 2009.
  5. Decker, Rodney J. Reading Koine Greek: An Introduction and Integrated Workbook. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014.*
  6. Finegan, J Encountering New Testament Manuscripts. A working introduction to textual criticism. Grand Rapids: Wm B Eerdmans, 1974
  7. Metzger, B. M.* The Text of the New Testament*. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.
  8. Metzger, B. M. A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament. London: United Bible Societies, 4th revised edn, 1994.
  9. Mounce, William D. Basics of Biblical Greek: Grammar. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2003.
  10. Porter, S. E., Jeffrey T. Reed and Matthew Brook O’Donnell. Fundamentals of New Testament Greek. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2010.
  11. Robinson, Maurice A. and Mark A. House, Analytical Lexicon of New Testament Greek, Massachusetts: Hendrickson, 2012.*


Type Description Word count Weight (%)
Written Examination

1.5 hour examination (equivalent 1500 words)

0 30.0
Short Answer Tests

Regular class tests (equivalent 1000 words)

0 30.0

Weekly exercises (equivalent 1500 words)

0 40.0

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by Maggie Kappelhoff on 22 Sep, 2021

Unit record last updated: 2021-09-28 18:37:48 +1000