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Course Descriptions: Biblical Greek Courses

BGR 530 Greek IA
A study of the essentials of Greek morphology and syntax designed to prepare the student for translation and exegesis of the New Testament. Course may not apply toward fulfillment of degree requirements. See particular program description for explanation. Distance Learning (DL) option available.

BGR 531 Greek IB
Continuation of Greek IA. Course may not apply toward fulfillment of degree requirements.
See particular program description for explanation. Distance Learning (DL) option available.

BGR 611 Inductive Studies in the Greek New Testament I
An inductive study of the various portions of the Greek New Testament to extend the
student’s knowledge of grammar, syntax, vocabulary, and translation skills.
Prereq: BGR 531 or equivalent.

BGR 612 Inductive Studies in the Greek New Testament II
An inductive study of the various genre of the Greek New Testament with emphasis on
exegesis and textual criticism. Prereq: BGR 611 or equivalent.

Greek Exegesis

The following courses are offered on a rotating basis depending upon faculty availability and special interests. The course subtitle and content may vary. They deal with the exegesis of the Greek text. A course may be taken for credit more than once if the subtitles indicate different course content. Prereq: These courses require six hours of Inductive Studies in Greek NT or its equivalent on the undergraduate level.  If taken at undergraduate level, approval required by professor.

BGR 624 Studies in the Synoptic Gospels and Acts
Past topics include the Parables of Jesus, the Sermon on the Mount, Resurrection Narratives, and Speeches in Acts. Prereq: BGR 612 or equivalent.

BGR 625 Studies in the Letters of Paul
Past topics include Romans, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, the Pastoral Epistles, and Thessalonian correspondence. Prereq: BGR 612 or equivalent.

BGR 626 Studies in the Johannine Corpus
Prereq:  BGR 612 or equivalent.

BGR 627 Studies in the General Letters
Past topics include Peter and Jude Prereq:  BGR 612 or equivalent.

BGR 630 Specialized Readings in the Greek New Testament and/or Hellenistic Greek
A course designed to increase proficiency in translation and reading of the Greek language
found in literature ranging in date from ca. 200 B.C. to ca. AD 400. In addition to selected
New Testament passages, the course may include readings from the Septuagint, Philo,
Josephus, the Apocrypha, the Pseudepigrapha, early Christian patristic writers, papyri and
inscriptions. Prereq: BGR 612 or equivalent.

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