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Course Descriptions:

NT 500 - Introduction to Greek

Description:

Provides foundational knowledge and skills that can assist with Greek exegesis and translation when using
tools such as commentaries and language software. Goals are to learn the alphabet, to develop a vocabulary of 150 words, to gain understanding of basic Greek grammar and paradigms, and to develop confidence in the use of commentaries and language software for exegetical study (interpretation of the biblical text) of 1 John. Assignments incorporate the major Greek language tools and computer analysis tools to aid students in their continual usage of Greek in life, studies, and ministry.

[3 hours. Instructor: Martz. Frequency: Odd Springs. Required for M.Div. C.F. and M.Div. L.D. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisite: None.]

Instructor: Justin W. Martz, Th.M.
Hours: 3
Frequency: Odd Springs
Prerequisite(s): None
Required For: M.Div. C.F. and M.Div. L.D. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: NT 500 - Introduction to Greek Syllabus
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NT 501 - Learning New Testament Greek

Description:

Introduces the Greek alphabet, vocabulary, and grammar in a systematic way using exercises gleaned from the New Testament. The goal of this course is for the student to learn the basics of Greek grammar and the basic Greek verb paradigms. Provides the skills for reading and translating the Greek New Testament and the basis for developing exegetical competence.

[3 hours. Instructor: J. DelHousaye. Frequency: Every Fall. Required for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisite: None.]

 

Instructor: John C. DelHousaye, Ph.D.
Hours: 3
Frequency: Every Fall
Prerequisite(s): None
Required For: M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: NT 501 - Learning New Testament Greek Syllabus
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NT 502 - Reading New Testament Greek

Description:

A verse-by-verse reading of Ephesians with an opportunity to apply the class discussion to a personal study of Colossians. The skills introduced in NT 501 are deepened, with the introduction of textual criticism and syntax.

[3 hours. Instructor: J. DelHousaye. Frequency: Every Spring. Required for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisite: NT 501.]

Instructor: John C. DelHousaye, Ph.D.
Hours: 3
Frequency: Every Spring
Prerequisite(s): NT 501
Required For: M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: NT 502 - Reading New Testament Greek Syllabus
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NT 503 - Using New Testament Greek

Description:

Focuses on producing a study translation for teaching and preaching, recognizing literary devices and their contribution to the meaning of a passage, word / theme studies, and more sophisticated syntax. In addition to applying these tools to several New Testament passages, the student will present a teaching in class.

[2 hours. Instructor: J. DelHousaye. Frequency: Every Fall. Required for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisites: NT 501 & NT 502.]

Instructor: John C. DelHousaye, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Every Fall
Prerequisite(s): NT 501 & NT 502
Required For: M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: NT 503 - Using New Testament Greek Syllabus
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NT 551 - The Gospel of Mark

Description:

An exegetical study in Mark. You will acquire a methodology for extracting and interpreting the unique
aspects of this Gospel, develop an appreciation of its literary composition, and produce exegetically-based
applications for contemporary Christianity. Work in the Greek New Testament as well as an application-focused research paper are required.

[2 hours. Instructor: J. DelHousaye. Frequency: Rare. Greek Exegesis elective for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisites: NT 501 & NT 502.]

Instructor: John C. DelHousaye, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Rare
Prerequisite(s): NT 501 & NT 502
Required For: Greek Exegesis elective for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: NT 551 - The Gospel of Mark Syllabus
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NT 553 - The Gospel of John

Description:

An exegetical exposition in John. You will explore John’s twofold purpose, trace it through the book, and apply it to contemporary Christianity. The Upper Room Discourse is emphasized. Work in the Greek New Testament and a theologically-focused research paper are required.

[2 hours. Instructor: J. DelHousaye. Frequency: Occasional. Greek Exegesis elective for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisites: NT 501 & NT 502.]

Instructor: John C. DelHousaye, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Occasional
Prerequisite(s): NT 501 & NT 502
Required For: Greek Exegesis elective for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: NT 553 - The Gospel of John Syllabus
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NT 555 - The Synoptic Gospels

Description:

Focuses upon the similarity and variation between the Synoptic Gospels. Several parallel passages are translated and discussed from the perspectives of the Synoptic Problem, Form, Redaction, and Rhetorical criticism.

[2 hours. Instructor: J. DelHousaye. Frequency: Rare. Greek Exegesis elective for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisites: NT 501 & NT 502.]

Instructor: John C. DelHousaye, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Rare
Prerequisite(s): NT 501 & NT 502
Required For: Greek Exegesis elective for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: NT 555 - The Synoptic Gospels Syllabus
Notes:

NT 556 - The Sermon on the Mount (Greek Exegesis)

Description:

This course places the Sermon on the Mount in the broader context of early Christian discipleship, with
attention given to the Apostolic and Desert Fathers. It will operate with the conviction that discipleship is the way toward Evangelical renewal.

[2 hours. Instructor: J. DelHousaye. Frequency: Occasional. Greek Exegesis elective for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisites: NT 501 & NT 502.]

Instructor: John C. DelHousaye, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Occasional
Prerequisite(s): NT 501 & NT 502
Required For: Greek Exegesis elective for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: NT 556 - The Sermon on the Mount (Greek Exegesis) Syllabus
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NT 557 - The Parables of Jesus

Description:

This is a very close reading of Jesus’ parables in Greek. Students will deepen their knowledge of textual criticism, aspect, and syntax. This is an excellent resource for those who intend to teach or preach the parables.

[2 hours. Instructor: J. DelHousaye. Frequency: Occasional. Greek Exegesis elective for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisites: NT 501 & NT 502.]

Instructor: John C. DelHousaye, Ph.D.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Occasional
Prerequisite(s): NT 501 & NT 502
Required For: Greek Exegesis elective for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: NT 557 - The Parables of Jesus Syllabus
Notes:

NT 559 - Speeches in Acts: An Exegetical Study

Description:

The book of Acts not only gives us a detailed look at the beginning of the church but it is also a narrative that is crafted to highlight key themes, ideas, and theology. The speeches in Acts play a key role in Luke’s text strategy. In this course we are going to dig into some of the key speeches in Acts to not only discover the historical significance of them but also to understand Luke’s strategy in using these speeches throughout this narrative. In this course you will grow in your understanding and knowledge of the Greek language and of your love and appreciation for the book of Acts and what it means for our understanding of theology, hermeneutics, and practically for our lives today.

[2 hours. Instructor: Martz. Frequency: Rare. Greek Exegesis elective for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C. Prerequisites: NT 501 & NT 502.]

Instructor: Justin W. Martz, Th.M.
Hours: 2
Frequency: Rare
Prerequisite(s): NT 501 & NT 502
Required For: Greek Exegesis elective for M.Div. B.C. General elective for all other programs except M.A.P.C.
Syllabus: NT 559 - Speeches in Acts: An Exegetical Study Syllabus
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