General Objective: To offer students an introduction to the vocabulary and grammar of the koine Greek language in order to enable them to correctly read and understand the New Testament and the Septuagint in Greek.
Course Outline: The course will follow the progressive sequence of knowledge (vocabulary, grammar, and syntax) and skills presented by the textbook.
Textbook: Dobson, John. 2005. Learn New Testament Greek. 3rd Edition. Carlisle: Piquant.
Bibliography: Aland, Kurt, Barbara Aland, Johannes Karavidopoulos, Carlo Martini, and Bruce Metzger, eds. 2008. Nestle-Aland Greek- English New Testament. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft; Bauer, Walter, Frederick Danker, William Arndt, and F. Wilbur Gingrich. 2000. A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature. 3rd Edition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press; Moulton, William, and Alfred Geden, eds. 2002. Concordance to the Greek New Testament. 6th Edition. Edited by Ian Howard Marshall. London: T&T Clark; Rahlfs, Alfred, and Robert Hanhart, eds. 2006. Septuaginta: Id Est, Vetus Testamentum Graece Iuxta LXX Interpretes. Editio Altera. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft.