Undergraduate Course: Introducing New Testament Greek (BIST08014)
|School||School of Divinity
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 1 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||An introduction to the grammar and vocabulary of the Greek New Testament, with selected readings.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 44,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Fortnightly in-class vocabularly quizzes (20%), a class exam (20%), degree exam (60%).
In order to pass this course, students must obtain a minimum of 40% combined mark for the regular quizzes and class exam as well as a minimum of 40% in the degree exam.
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||2:00|
|Resit Exam Diet (August)||2:00|
| - Ability to read simple passages in the Greek New Testament and translate them into English.
- Ability to identify forms of verbs and nouns frequently used in the Greek New Testament so that you can look up the word's meaning in a NT Greek lexicon (dictionary).
- Acquisition of a vocabulary of the most frequently used words in the Greek New Testament (about 300 words used 50+ times are tackled, which represent about 80% of all word-occurrences in the NT).
- A basic understanding of the significance of selected features of Koine Greek grammar for exegesis of the New Testament.
- Demonstrate an ability to identify key terms and their meanings.
- Demonstrate good judgement about how to judge the relative importance of items on course bibliographies
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Helen Bond
Tel: (0131 6)50 8923
|Course secretary||Ms Katrina Munro
Tel: (0131 6)50 8900
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