Aug 17, 2022  
Academic Catalog - Spring 2022 
    
Academic Catalog - Spring 2022 [ARCHIVED]

Course Descriptions


Courses with codes 1000-4999 are Undergraduate level offerings. Courses with codes 5000-7999 are Graduate level offerings. Courses with codes 8000 and above are Advanced level offerings.

 

Evangelism

  
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    EVA 3510 - Personal Discipleship & Disciple-Making


    An introduction to the biblical principles of personal spiritual growth and disciple-making.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 3511 - Personal Discipleship and Disciple-Making Practicum


    An introduction to the biblical principles of personal spiritual growth and disciple-making in a practicum setting. This course may only be taken in conjunction with a SEBTS approved EQUIP Partner.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 3610 - Introduction to Church Growth


    An introduction to the nature and practice of church growth with emphasis on its biblical, theological, and historical roots.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): EVA 1100 .
  
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    EVA 3620 - Church Evangelism


    An introduction to the development of a perennial program of evangelism in the local church. Study will be made of various successful programs of evangelism developed by churches throughout America.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): EVA 1100 .
  
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    EVA 3630 - Spiritual Warfare in Evangelism and Missions


    An examination of spiritual warfare, with a particular focus on the relationship between warfare and evangelism and missions. Attention is given to the biblical, historical, and contemporary perspectives of spiritual conflict.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 3740 - Prayer & Spiritual Awakening


    An examination of the history of spiritual awakenings and the sociological milieu out of which these movements arose, along with their relationship to concerted prayer efforts.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 3900 - Current Topics in Evangelism


    A study of selected current issues in the field of evangelism. Topics will be announced. (May be taken more than once for credit)
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 3920 - Missional Approaches to Reaching Unchurched America


    A study of the population of the United States unreached by the evangelical church. The course will examine who the unchurched are and will analyze various methods employed to reach them. The course will focus on personal evangelistic approaches which effectively communicate the gospel with unchurched groups including students, business men and the urban population.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 3920 - Missional Approaches to Reaching Unchurched America


    A study of the population of the United States unreached by the evangelical church. The course will examine who the unchurched are and will analyze various methods employed to reach them. The course will focus on personal evangelistic approaches which effectively communicate the gospel with unchurched groups including students, business men and the urban population.
     
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s):

     

  
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    EVA 3940 - Women and Evangelism


    A survey of the historic role of women in the evangelistic task and of evangelistic tools useful for women today. Attention will be given to both the teaching and practice of evangelism with women.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 5100 - Evangelism: Nature and Practice


    An introduction to the nature and practice of evangelism with emphasis on its biblical, theological, and historical roots. Special attention will be given to the rationale and context for evangelization.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 5101 - Evangelism: Nature and Practice Practicum


    An introduction to the nature and practice of evangelism in a practicum setting with emphasis on its biblical, theological, and historical roots. Special attention will be given to the rationale and context for evangelization. This course may only be taken in conjunction with a SEBTS approved EQUIP Partner.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 6610 - Personal Discipleship & Disciple-making


    An introduction to the biblical principles of personal spiritual growth and disciple-making.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 6611 - Personal Discipleship and Disciple-Making Practicum


    An introduction to the biblical principles of personal spiritual growth and disciple-making in a practicum setting. This course may only be taken in conjunction with a SEBTS approved EQUIP Partner. This course may only be taken in conjunction with a SEBTS approved EQUIP participant or other approved entity.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 6630 - Spiritual Warfare in Evangelism and Missions


    An examination of spiritual warfare, with a particular focus on the relationship between warfare and evangelism and missions. Attention is given to the biblical, historical, and contemporary perspectives of spiritual conflict.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 6720 - Prayer and Spiritual Awakening


    The history of spiritual revival movements and the sociological milieu out of which these movements arose will be considered. A study of biblical links between prayer and spiritual awakening, the role of prayer in the evangelistic ministry of individual believers, and the development of evangelistic prayer ministries in local congregations.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 6800 - Introduction to Church Growth


    An introduction to the nature and practice of church growth with emphasis on its biblical, theological, and historical roots. Special attention will be given to the Church Growth Movement begun by D. A. McGavran.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 6810 - Evangelism through Church Organizations


    A study of the strategies and methods of evangelism which are appropriate to the educational ministries of the church.
    2 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 6811 - Equipping Churches for Evangelism


    Intensive training in contemporary methods for equipping and leading small groups and individuals in a local church to engage in personal evangelism. Attention will be given to overcoming barriers to evangelization.
    2 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 6820 - The Church for the 21st Century


    An examination of the interaction of the church with cultural and social change in the 21st century. Contextualization of ministry, evangelism, and missions in a changing world will be the focus of this course.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 6900 - Current Topics in Evangelism


    A study of selected current issues in the field of evangelism. Topics will be announced (may be taken more than once for credit).
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 6910 - Evangelism in a Non-Evangelical Context


    Students will examine key areas of non-evangelical and non-Christian doctrines. Similarities and differences between the groups and Baptist theology and their applications to evangelism will be studied.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 6920 - Missional Approaches to Reaching Unchurched America


    A study of the population of the United States unreached by the evangelical church. The course will examine who the unchurched are and will analyze various methods employed to reach them. The course will focus on personal evangelistic approaches which effectively communicate the gospel with unchurched groups including students, business men and the urban population.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 6930 - The Pastor as Evangelist


    An intensive study of the pastor’s role in evangelization with special emphasis on conducting revivals, leading evangelistic crusades, and extending the public evangelistic invitation.
    2 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 6940 - Women and Evangelism


    A survey of the historic role of women in the evangelistic task and of evangelistic tools useful for women today. Attention will be given to both the teaching and practice of evangelism with women.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 6950 - Introduction to Sports Evangelism


    An introduction to the meaning and methods of sports evangelism in the context of contemporary sports culture. Students will organize a sports camp.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): EVA 5100  or permission of the instructor.
  
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    EVA 6992 - Practicum in Evangelistic Methodologies


    A combination of academic study and field experience enabling participants to identify, implement and evaluate a variety of evangelism programs, materials, and practices suitable for local churches, associations and state conventions. Established and emerging techniques and practices will be studied and performed.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 6993 - Practicum in Itinerant Ministry


    A study of biblical, historical and contemporary approaches to itinerant ministry. Preaching, music, evangelism training, and other aspects of itinerant ministry will be considered. Students will learn to minister effectively in short-term ministry assignments through local churches and other Christian ministries.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 6995 - Practicum in Sports Evangelism


    A comprehensive involvement in sports evangelism through organizing and implementing sports clinics with the goal of reaching sports-minded people for Christ.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): EVA 6950 .
  
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    EVA 7000 - Social Ministry Based Evangelism


    An introduction to the nature and practice of social ministry evangelism with an emphasis on its biblical foundation as well as historical and contemporary practices. Special attention will be given to the rationale, context and the role of the local church in social ministry based evangelism with practical principles and strategies on developing a biblically based social outreach ministry.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 9500 - Seminar in the Theology of Evangelism


    A seminar focusing on the theological foundations of evangelism with the intention of building a personal theology for evangelization.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    EVA 9620 - The History and Theology of Spiritual Awakenings


    A seminar focusing on the history and theology of revival movements in the modern era. Particular attention is given to the social context of key historical awakenings, as well as theological and methodological concerns related to various revival movements.
    3 semester hr(s).

General Studies

  
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    GEN 1000 - Introduction to the College Experience


    An introduction to the objectives and challenges of higher education.  This course is designed to lead students to develop the skills, disciplines, and resources that are conducive to achieving the goals of higher education. Students with fewer than 60 hours of undergraduate credit are required to take this course during their first semester at the College at Southeastern.
    1 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 1110 - Farsi Composition I: Analysis & Argument


    A study of the skills essential to effective composition. Special emphasis is given to the elements of the writing process, the principles of proper paragraph development, and logical argumentation.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 1120 - Farsi Composition II: Research Writing Through Literature


    A survey of the research and composition skills needed to write research papers. Special emphasis will be given to developing knowledge of the Turabian format for research papers, understanding and applying principles of research, and writing effective research papers. An introduction to the primary genres of literature.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): GEN 1110 - Farsi Composition I: Analysis & Argument  
  
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    GEN 1130 - Survey of Persian Literature


    A general survey of literature written in Iran from the time before it was known as Persia to the present. The goal is to cover a representative amoung of literature across various genres in order to inspire us to think and write critically in hopes that we might be able to say something new or insightful or both. One of our primary objectives in taking this course of action is to come to a better understanding of the relationship between Christ and the culture in which we live.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 1200 - Vocation and Calling


    An introduction to the fundamental principles and concepts necessary to fulfill God’s plan with an emphasis on the exploration of calling, the understanding of giftedness, the process of spiritual formation, and the context of the local church.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 3600 - Personal Finance


    An investigation of the biblical principles of financial stewardship focusing on establishing financial integrity through the study of Scripture, preparing a financial assessment, creating a budget, and eliminating debt.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 4710 - Cultural Study Tour


    Overseas field study tour of selected sites of significance to the study of English literature. Locations will vary from year to year, but include sites related to the major authors in the canon of English literature.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 5000 - Faith and Money


    An investigation of the biblical principles of financial stewardship with a focus upon personal local church application. The goal is to train students to establish financial integrity through the study of Scripture, preparation of a financial assessment, creation a budget and the elimination of debt.
  
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    GEN 5301 - Christian Poetics


    This course assists the student in developing, through reading and discussion of salient critical texts, a distinctly Christian poetics: a set of principles by which the reader analyzes, interprets, and evaluates literature in a manner consistent with a Biblical worldview.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 5500 - Topics in Literature and Culture


    An investigation of literature in various genres and periods with a focus on the cultural values reflected in the literature and the cultural values of the literary consumers in order to build bridges from the literature to reach specific cultures with the gospel.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 5510 - Second Language Acquisition


    This course will introduce students to the field of Second Language Acquisition (SLA). The process of SLA (or L2 acquisition) will be compared and contrasted with first language acquisition (FLA or L1 acquisition). The role of individual differences in language learning (age, motivation, aptitude, and first language background) will be analyzed. In addition, students will consider the implications of SLA theory for ESL teaching and cross-cultural ministry contexts.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 5520 - English Grammar


    This course will address the elements of English grammar that are relevant in the ESL classroom. Not only will we cover many of the complex aspects of English grammar, but we will consider the role of grammar in ESL teaching and discuss practical activities and strategies to promote the incorporation of English grammar into students’ language competence. In addition, this course will cover the fundamentals of linguistics, such as phonetics and phonology, morphology, and syntax. Students will develop grammar teaching skills and strategies integrated into communicative language.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 5530 - ESL Teaching Methods


    The class will explore a variety of methods for teaching ESL and examine the connections between research in Second Language Acquisition (SLA) and classroom practice. The course will focus on bridging theory and practice tolls so that students are prepared to aid ESL learners as they gain proficiency in English. 
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 5540 - TESL Internship


    This course is designed to prepare and train teachers to facilitate language learning in a classroom setting while putting into practice the theories and methodologies of TESOL, discern the needs of individual students through preparation of IEP plans, lead students effectively in their acquisition of language development and cultural assimilation, and finally construct a program that allows the ESL platform to serve an evangelistic tool.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): GEN 5510 - Second Language Acquisition  
  
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    GEN 5550 - Academic English


    This course addresses the academic English skills that are needed by international students at Southeastern. The course will give specific attention to writing research papers, participating in academic discussions, making formal presentations, and achieving a high level of comprehensibility in pronunciation and speaking skills. This course will provide skills and strategies to enable students to excel in their seminary courses and celebrate God’s amazing gift of language.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 5560 - Theological English


    This course addresses the particular aspects of English that are related to the graduate level of theological studies at Southeastern. The purpose of the course is to provide linguistic support for students who are engaging in theological reading, writing, and class discussion. Theological English involves specialized vocabulary and skills in reading highly academic texts related to a variety of theological disciplines. In addition, it focuses on strategies for expressing arguments in written and spoken form.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 5590 - Advanced Writing


    A study and practice of writing in the humanities. Students learn methods of rhetorical criticism, research, and style through writing about Augustine’s Confessions. Students develop invention strategies with critical literature and develop skills of style and sense for improving global coherence and sentences. In writing workshops, students learn to help one another through peer review as well as receive formative feedback for revising and improving research writing. The course is required for students who wish to work as writing consultants in the Writing Center.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 6000 - Library Resources in Theological Education and in Ministry


    Resources and methodology for systematically finding and using information in a variety of forms, with emphasis upon preparing to use libraries effectively in both theological education and Christian ministries. Development of the minister’s personal library is considered.
    1 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 6810 - Introduction to Arabic


    A basic introduction to the Arabic language.
    2 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 6931 - International Study Tour


    Overseas study tour of selected sites of significance to the study of literature, church history, theology or missions. Locations will vary from year to year.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 7500 - MA Research Project


    Completion of a minimum 25 page research project by a M.A. Christian Studies student, under the supervision of a Major Professor. Research projects are read and approved by the student’s major professor and are certified by the Coordinator of M.A. Christian Studies program. Note: Students who do not complete this course in one semester will be required to enroll in IND 7000 MA Continuous Enrollment in each successive semester until the requirements for this course are completed.
    2 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 7530 - MA Research Project (MACS Spanish)


    Completion of a minimum 25 page research project by a M.A. Christian Studies student, under the supervision of a Major Professor. Research projects are read and approved by the student’s major professor and are certified by the Coordinator of M.A. Christian Studies program. Note: Students who do not complete this course in one semester will be required to enroll in IND 7000 MA Continuous Enrollment in each successive semester until the requirements for this course are completed.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 9300 - Introduction to Theological Spanish


    Grammar and reading skills leading to reading competency as required in the Seminary’s graduate studies programs. (Credit not applicable to Master’s and ThM degrees).
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 9310 - Introduction to Theological German


    Grammar and reading skills leading to reading competency as required in the Seminary’s Graduate Studies Programs. (Credit not applicable to Master’s and ThM degrees.)
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 9311 - Theological Readings in German


    A sequel to GEN9310 Introduction to Theological German designed to provide additional instruction in intermediate and advanced syntax as well as practice in translating German theological texts. (Credit not applicable to Master’s and ThM degrees.)
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): GEN 9310  or professor’s permission.
  
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    GEN 9320 - Introduction to Theological French


    Grammar and reading skills leading to reading competency as required in the Seminary’s Graduate Studies Programs. (Credit not applicable to Master’s and ThM degrees.)
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 9330 - Introduction to Theological Latin


    Grammar and reading skills leading to reading competency as required in the Seminary’s Graduate Studies Programs. (Credit not applicable to Master’s and ThM degrees.)
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GEN 9340 - Introduction to Modern Hebrew


    Grammar and reading skills leading to reading competency as required in the Seminary’s Graduate Studies Programs. (Credit not applicable to Master’s and ThM degrees.)
  
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    GEN 9400 - Qualitative Research Design and Methodology


    An introduction to the use of qualitative research design and methodology to engage a specific research problem or problems. The course will stress analysis and interpretation of qualitative research as well as qualitative research gathering. The seminar will provide students with the basic tools necessary to complete a research profile for several areas of interest which could become their dissertation topic.
    2 semester hr(s).
  
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    NSO 0001 - Online New Student Orientation



Geography

  
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    GEO 2500 - World Geography


    A survey of geography with emphasis on the location of nations and cities, rivers and seas; a review of the historical and current political situation of each major area of the world. Topics include language, religion, population, government, culture, and economy.
    3 semester hr(s).

Greek

  
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    GRK 2610 - Biblical Greek for Ministry I


    An introduction to the elements of New Testament Greek. Credit will only be given if both GRK 2610 and GRK 2620  are satisfactorily completed.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GRK 2620 - Biblical Greek for Ministry II


    A continuation of GRK 2610 . Completes the basic grammar and introduces syntax, including a careful reading of significant portions of 1 John with a view toward ministry application.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): GRK 2610 .
  
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    GRK 3500 - Biblical Greek for Ministry III


    An intermediate study of Greek syntax and exegesis for the purpose of interpreting, applying, and proclaiming the New Testament.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): GRK 2620 .
  
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    GRK 3510 - Greek Exegesis: [Book]


    An exegesis of a selected text/texts from the Greek New Testament. (May be taken more than once for credit, if the text selection is different.)
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): GRK 2620 
  
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    GRK 3600 - Biblical Greek for Ministry IV


    A practicum in the exegesis of Greek text building on the intermediate level study of Greek grammar and syntax.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): GRK 3500 .
  
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    GRK 5110 - Biblical Greek for Ministry I


    The elements of Koine Greek for beginners in the Greek New Testament in order to have an interpretive foundation for ministry.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GRK 5120 - Biblical Greek for Ministry II


    A continuation of GRK 5110. Completes the basic grammar and introduces syntax, including a careful reading of significant portions of 1 John with a view toward ministry application.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): GRK 5110 .
  
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    GRK 6500 - Biblical Greek for Ministry III


    An intermediate study of Greek syntax and exegesis for the purpose of interpreting, applying, and proclaiming the New Testament.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): GRK 5120 .
  
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    GRK 6510 - Greek Exegesis: [Book]


    An exegesis of a selected text/texts from the Greek New Testament. (May be taken more than once for credit, if the text selection is different).
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): GRK 5120 .
  
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    GRK 6600 - Biblical Greek for Ministry IV


    A practicum in the exegesis of Greek text building on the intermediate level study of Greek grammar and syntax.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): GRK 6500 .
  
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    GRK 7610 - Advanced Greek Grammar


    A comprehensive study of syntax, inflection, and vocabulary. Reading in the Greek New Testament.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): GRK 6500 - Biblical Greek for Ministry III  
  
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    GRK 7620 - Advanced Greek Reading


    Reading of key passages in the Greek New Testament with particular attention to an inductive study of the grammar.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): GRK 7610 .
  
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    GRK 7650 - Septuagint


    A study of the Greek translation of the Old Testament. Includes an overview of its history, comparative grammar and translation, the use of the LXX in textual criticism, and the use of the LXX in the New Testament.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): GRK 5120 and HEB 5120.
  
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    GRK 7900 - Introduction to Textual Criticism (Greek)


    An introduction to the materials, history, and principles of New Testament textual criticism. Application of principles to selected passages in the Greek New Testament.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): GRK 6500 
  
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    GRK 9600 - Seminar in New Testament Greek Linguistics


    A study of New Testament Greek linguistics and its contribution to phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, Bible translation philosophy and interpretation.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GRK 9730 - Seminar in Selected Greek Texts


    An in-depth study of selected passages from a New Testament book or corpus dealing with translation, exegesis, interpretation, and application in the modern context.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GRK 9740 - Greek Exegesis of Gospels and Acts


    An in-depth study of selected passages from the Gospels and Acts dealing with translation, exegesis, interpretation, and application in the modern context.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GRK 9750 - Greek Exegesis of Paul’s Letters


    An in-depth study of selected passages from Paul’s letters dealing with translation, exegesis, interpretation, and application in the modern context.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GRK 9760 - Greek Exegesis of General Epistles and Revelation


    An in-depth study of selected passages from the General Epistles and Revelation dealing with translation, exegesis, interpretation, and application in the modern context.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GRK 9800 - Seminar in Advanced Greek Grammar


    A Ph.D. seminar focusing on New Testament Greek grammar and related issues. It will examine recent contributions to the linguistic study of New Testament Greek, the linguistic dimensions of the language (phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and discourse), textual criticism, and other special issues dealing with the Greek of the New Testament.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    GRK 9900 - Seminar in New Testament Textual Criticism (Greek)


    A study of New Testament textual criticism, including persons, theories, and praxis with differing methodological and theoretical perspectives.
    3 semester hr(s).

Hebrew

  
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    HEB 2610 - Biblical Hebrew for Ministry I


    An introduction to the fundamentals of classical Hebrew with primary emphasis on the strong verb and basic vocabulary. 
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    HEB 2620 - Biblical Hebrew for Ministry II


    A continuation of HEB 2610  with emphasis on the weak verb and reading from the biblical text.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): HEB 2610 .
  
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    HEB 3500 - Biblical Hebrew for Ministry III


    An intermediate study of Hebrew syntax and exegesis for the purpose of interpreting, applying, and proclaiming the Old Testament.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): HEB 2620 .
  
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    HEB 3510 - Hebrew Exegesis: [Book]


    An exegesis of a selected text/texts from the Hebrew Bible. (May be taken more than once for credit, if the text selection is different.)
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): HEB 2620 
  
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    HEB 3600 - Biblical Hebrew for Ministry IV


    A practicum in the exegesis of Hebrew text, building on the intermediate level study of Hebrew grammar and syntax.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): HEB 3500 .
  
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    HEB 5110 - Biblical Hebrew for Ministry I


    An introduction to the fundamentals of classical Hebrew with primary emphasis on the strong verb and basic vocabulary with a view toward ministry application.
    3 semester hr(s).
  
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    HEB 5120 - Biblical Hebrew for Ministry II


    A continuation of HEB 5110. Completes the basic grammar and introduces syntax, including a careful reading of significant portions of Jonah with a view toward ministry application.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): HEB 5110 .
  
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    HEB 6500 - Biblical Hebrew for Ministry III


    An intermediate study of Hebrew syntax and exegesis for the purpose of interpreting, applying, and proclaiming the Old Testament.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): HEB 5120 .
  
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    HEB 6510 - Hebrew Exegesis: [Book]


    An exegesis of a selected text/texts from the Hebrew Old Testament. (May be taken more than once for credit, if the text selection is different.)
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): HEB 5120 .
  
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    HEB 6600 - Biblical Hebrew for Ministry IV


    A practicum in the exegesis of Hebrew text, building on the intermediate level study of Hebrew grammar and syntax.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): HEB 6500 .
  
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    HEB 7620 - Advanced Hebrew Reading


    A consideration of the special problems of advanced Hebrew grammar with supervised reading of selected texts in the historical, prophetic, and poetical sections of the Old Testament.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): HEB 6500 .
  
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    HEB 7810 - Biblical Aramaic


    A study of the basic principles of phonology, morphology, and syntax of Biblical Aramaic. Translation and analysis of the Aramaic texts, both biblical and Second Temple Literature. The course assumes a reading knowledge of Hebrew.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): HEB 5120 .
  
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    HEB 7820 - Syriac


    A study of the basic principles of phonology, morphology, syntax of the Syriac language including the Estrangelo, Serto, and Eastern scripts, including translation and analysis of Syriac texts.
    Prerequisite(s): HEB 5120 .
  
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    HEB 7900 - Old Testament Textual Criticism


    An introduction to the materials, history, and principles of Old Testament textual criticism. Application of principles to selected passages in the Hebrew Bible.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): HEB 5120 , GRK 5120 .
  
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    HEB 7910 - Biblical Hebrew Poetry


    A study of the different aspects and characteristics of what is known as Biblical Hebrew poetry with special attention to the pervasive features of parallelism. Selected texts from the Hebrew Bible will be read to illustrate salient features of poetry as compared with standard prose. A history of its study from antiquity down to the present will be included.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): HEB 6500 .
  
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    HEB 7920 - Readings in Rabbinic Literature


    Reading and analysis of Rabbinic Hebrew Literature including the Tosefta, Mishnah, Gemara, Talmud, and Medieval Jewish Bible commentaries in the original language. Attention will be given to their interpretive method(s) and the effect on subsequent interpreters both Christian and Jewish. The characteristics of Rabbinic Hebrew and its place in the history of the language will also be examined.
    3 semester hr(s).
    Prerequisite(s): HEB 5120 .
 

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