Biblical Hebrew B
Continue to broaden your Biblical Hebrew vocabulary. Draw on a variety of translation approaches and convert passages from the Hebrew Bible into English.Speak to some of the exegetical arguments that populate the field of Biblical Hebrew studies
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On successful completion of this subject students should be able to:
- 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
- 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
- use knowledge of Hebrew to analyse, explore and articulate more complex exegetical arguments in the Hebrew Bible studies.
- 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.
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
No special requirements
This subject introduces students to the alphabet, basic morphology, syntax and vocabulary of Biblical Hebrew.
The assessment tasks for this subject are designed for students to demonstrate achievement of each learning outcome. Assessment in this subject 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 subject 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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