Subject details

On successful completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. work in a fully online enhanced learning environment, to consolidate and synthesise knowledge of the morphology, syntax and further select vocabulary of the Hebrew Bible
  2. read selected passages from the Hebrew Bible, eg. Jonah, and translate them into idiomatic English demonstrating understanding of the variety of translational approaches, including formal and dynamic equivalence
  3. use knowledge of Hebrew to analyse, explore and articulate more complex exergetical arguments in the Hebrew Bible studies.
  • Topics

    • Further studies in the vocabulary of the Hebrew Bible (frequency of 50 or above = 742 total forms, 313 new forms), and studies in morphology, syntax
    • Translation of select passages from the Hebrew Bible (e.g. Jonah) or passages of comparable length and difficulty
    • Using the Hebrew Bible text critical apparatus.
  • Study resources

    • Instructional Methods

      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Chat Rooms
      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Virtual Classroom
      • Online assignment submission

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

ACU-THEL500-Biblical Hebrew A

Special requirements

No special requirements

This unit introduces students to the alphabet, basic morphology, syntax and vocabulary of Biblical Hebrew.

The assessment tasks for this unit are designed for students to demonstrate achievement of each learning outcome. Assessment in this unit attempts to focus on higher order thinking and also provide students with the opportunity to accept a high degree of responsibility for their learning. A range of assessment procedures will be used to meet the unit learning outcomes and develop graduate attributes consistent with University assessment requirements. Such procedures may include, but are not limited to: essays, reports, examinations, student presentations, case studies, online interactive student performance tasks.

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Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject.

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Related degrees

postgraduate ACU-THE-GCE-2019

Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies

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  • Ancient Languages stream - Theological Studies
  • Biblical World stream - Theological Studies