Course Descriptions

Bible Backgrounds (BB)

BB100 Introduction to Biblical Languages

This essential course will lay a strong foundation to help students connect the dots between Biblical languages, linguistics, and future translation work. Students will also discover how Biblical languages fit inside the big picture concerning how all languages follow similar patterns. Moreover, this class will equip students to learn Biblical languages in the most suitable manner relative to each student’s needs.
Zero credits. Graded Pass/Fail.

BB101 Historical and Cultural Backgrounds of the Bible

This course is designed to introduce students to cultural aspects of Ancient Near Eastern and particularly Israelite life in the Old Testament period and of Jewish, Greek, and Roman life in the New Testament period; to acquaint students to the primary and secondary literature relevant to those cultures; and to provide students with the framework necessary for understanding the cultural and historical elements related to understanding Scripture.
Three credits.

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