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: AL1201C
Unit status: Approved (New unit)
Unit level: Undergraduate Level 1
Unit discipline: Languages
Proposing College: Catholic Theological CollegeShow when this unit is running
Demonstrate an understanding of the key grammatical elements of New Testament Greek.
Identify and analyse basic Greek word forms
Demonstrate a command of the core vocabulary of New Testament Greek
Give an English equivalent of simple passages from the New Testament without the aid of a lexicon.
Give an English equivalent of more complex passages from the New Testament with the aid of a lexicon
Apply their knowledge of Greek to the exegesis of passages in the New Testament
Interactive face-to-face lectures
= set texts recommended for purchase
Aland, Barbara, Kurt Aland, Johannes Karavidopoulos, Carlo M. Martini and Bruce M. Metzger, eds. The Greek New Testament: with dictionary. 5th rev. ed. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft; American Bible Society; United Bible Societies, 2014.
Countryman, Louis W. Read it in Greek: An Introduction to New Testament Greek. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1993.
Decker, Rodney. Reading Koine Greek: An Introduction and Integrated Workbook. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2014.
Duff, Jeremy. The Elements of New Testament Greek. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Moule, Charles. An Idiom Book of New Testament Greek. 2nd ed. London: Cambridge University Press, 1959. *
Whittaker, Molly. New Testament Greek Grammar: An Introduction. London: SCM, 1969.
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1 Weekly written tests (10 x 200 words)
One 2 (two) hour examination (2000 words)
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017
Unit record last updated: 2019-01-29 14:14:57 +1100