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LANGUAGES

School

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary-Hamilton

GL601

Intermediate Greek

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

Systematic study of Greek beyond GL 502, combined with close reading and detailed grammatical analysis of several complex passages in the New Testament. Emphasis on grammatical analysis, not full exegesis, of passages.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Keazirian, Ed

W

1:30-4:30pm

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

Synchronous

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

GL502

School

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary-Hamilton

OL910

Intermediate Hebrew Grammar

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

An intensive study of Hebrew grammatical issues through a direct study of the Hebrew Bible and interaction with the secondary literature.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Stuart, Doug

M

6-9pm

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

Synchronous

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

OL502

School

Hartford International

LG-561-2

Intro to New Test. Greek Pt I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

The focus of this introductory course, which assumes no prior knowledge of the Greek language, is on the basic grammar and vocabulary of New Testament Greek. Students will begin reading selected passages of the New Testament. This course will include a separate tutorial section.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Duffy

M/W

5-7pm

Grading Option

Letter

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

Y

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

N

School

Hartford International

LG-562-2

Introduction to New Testament Greek II

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

A continuation of LG-561, Introduction to New Testament Greek, Part I. Pre-requisite: LG-561 or permission of the instructor.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Duffy

M/W

5-7pm

Grading Option

Letter

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

Y

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

N

School

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

MDGK 5201 A

Beginning Modern Greek I Lab

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

Moder Greek Lab

Professor

Class Day & Time

Dr. Calliope Dourou

TBA

TBA

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

0

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

TBA

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

N

School

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

MDGK 6301 A

Intermediate Modern Greek I Lab

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

Moder Greek Lab

Professor

Class Day & Time

Dr. Calliope Dourou

TBA

TBA

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

0

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

TBA

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

N

School

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

MDGK 6401 A

Advanced Modern Greek I Lab

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

Moder Greek Lab

Professor

Class Day & Time

Dr. Calliope Dourou

TBA

TBA

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

0

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

TBA

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

N

School

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

ECGK 5301

Liturgical Greek

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

A study in the Septuagint translation of the Old Testament with concentration on the Psalms. This course also includes an introduction to the language of the Greek Fathers for the study of the Patristic Prayers used in the Orthodox Services. The texts used include the Orthos and Vesper Services. The aim of the course is to enable the students to understand, follow and use the original Greek of the Orthodox services.
Prerequisites: New Testament Greek 1 and 2. or equivalent

Professor

Class Day & Time

Prof. Stephany Hull

MW

10:40 AM - 12 PM

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

Y

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

N

School

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

ARBC 6201

Intermediate Arabic I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

A focus on the vocabulary as found in Vespers and Orthros, and the Divine Liturgy. Prereq: Beginning Arabic I and II.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Rev. Dr. Elie Estephan

W

10-11:20 AM

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

1.5

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

N

School

Boston College School of Theology & Ministry

TMTM2002

New Testament Greek I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

An introduction to the grammar and vocabulary of the Greek New Testament with a focus on the ability to read the New Testament books in their original language with a dictionary by means of mastery of the basic grammar and syntax of koine Greek, and by building a working vocabulary of koine Greek words and the forms in which they appear in the New Testament.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Maria Kakavas

MW

2:00-3:30

Grading Option

P/F

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

N

School

Boston College Department of Theology

THEO5582-01

Introduction to Biblical Hebrew I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

This course is a thorough introduction to Biblical Hebrew and its principal grammatical structures in preparation for translation of prose and poetic texts. Readings in the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament begin the fall semester and increase in variety throughout the year.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Cooley

MWF

2-2:5op

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

N

School

Boston University School of Theology

STHTO 723

Biblical Hebrew 1

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

Hebrew grammar, including exercises in translation and composition, following Lambdin's Introduction to Biblical Hebrew. Prepares students to read Hebrew prose. (Credit for STH TO 723 is given only after successful completion of STH TO 724.)

Professor

Class Day & Time

Kathe Darr

TR

9:30-10:45am

Grading Option

Letter

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

N

School

Harvard Divinity School

HDS 1417

Genesis: Narrative Artistry and Theological Meanings

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

A close critical reading in English of the Book of Genesis with an eye both to the storytellers' techniques and to the theological dimension of the text. Primary emphasis will be given to literary and religious rather than historical and editorial issues. No prerequisites, though an introductory course in critical biblical studies would be useful. Jointly offered in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as Religion 1134.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Levenson

TR

10:30am-11:45am

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

4

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

N

School

Harvard Divinity School

HDS 1557

Greek Exegesis of Luke

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

The course will be devoted to a close reading and interpretation of the Gospel of Luke. The Greek text will be discussed with specific attention paid to literary structures, textual critical issues, historical context, and history of interpretation.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Bazzana

W

03:00pm-05:00pm

Grading Option

Letter, P/F

Credits

4

Professor Approval Req'd?

Y

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

At least two semesters of Greek are required; the course might fulfill the requirement for a fourth semester of Greek. This course provides the opportunity to write a research paper. This course has limited enrollment. Please, email the instructor (at gbazzana@hds.harvard.edu) with a short introduction and a paragraph explaining the reasons to enroll in the course. Students will be notified before the enrollment deadline.

School

Harvard Divinity School

HDS 1802

The Joseph Story and the Book of Esther: Seminar

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

A close critical reading of Genesis 37-50 and the Book of Esther in Hebrew. Emphasis on the literary design and religious message of each work and on the influence of the story of Joseph upon the Book of Esther. Includes a research-based paper. Jointly offered in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as Hebrew 218.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Levenson

R

03:00pm-04:59pm

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

4

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

Prerequisite: Three years of Hebrew or the equivalent (with a good command of biblical grammar) and a solid acquaintance with the historical-critical study of the Hebrew Bible.

School

Harvard Divinity School

HDS 4054

Intermediate Pali I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

This course is the third part of a two-year program designed to allow the student to read Buddhist canonical materials in Pali independently. The readings are taken from the canonical collections and are chosen and arranged thematically, exposing the student to key aspects of the teachings of Theravada Buddhism. The course readings are chosen to enrich the student's understanding of these teachings, at the same time as strengthening language skills.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Chrystall

MWF

10:30am-11:30am

Grading Option

Letter

Credits

4

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

Prerequisites: Elementary Pali II or equivalent (with permission of the instructor). Note: Auditors not allowed. Limited enrollment course. Enrollment priority given to HDS students and other Harvard faculty cross-registrants.

School

Harvard Divinity School

HDS 4211

Elementary Greek I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

Introduction to ancient Greek emphasizing the grammar and vocabulary of the New Testament. Course has additional section hour to be arranged.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Skedros

MWF

09:00am-09:59am

Grading Option

Letter, P/F

Credits

4

Professor Approval Req'd?

Y

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

Enrollment priority given to HDS students and other Harvard faculty cross-registrants. Permission to enroll in the course will be granted as petitions are received.

School

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary-Hamilton

OL501

Hebrew I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

Introduces basic grammar and vocabulary of biblical Hebrew, emphasizing the importance of Hebrew language for understanding the Old Testament.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Petter, Donna

TR

9:35-11am

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

Synchronous

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

N

School

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary-Hamilton

GL501

Basic Greek I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

Students with little or no prior knowledge of Greek study the basic grammar and vocabulary of New Testament Greek. Course comprises plenary lectures, smaller sectional meetings, translation of selected New Testament passages, tutorials, and computer assisted instruction.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Keazirian, Ed

MWF

8:00-8:50am

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

Synchronous

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

N

School

Hartford International

LG-562

Introduction to New Testament Greek II

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

A continuation of LG-561, Introduction to New Testament Greek, Part I. Pre-requisite: LG-561 or permission of the instructor.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Duffy

M/W

5-7pm

Grading Option

Letter

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

N

School

Hartford International

LG-561

Intro to New Test. Greek Pt I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

The focus of this introductory course, which assumes no prior knowledge of the Greek language, is on the basic grammar and vocabulary of New Testament Greek. Students will begin reading selected passages of the New Testament. This course will include a separate tutorial section.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Duffy

M/W

5-7pm

Grading Option

Letter

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

N

School

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

MDGK 6301

Intermediate Modern Greek I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

A continuation of the study of the Greek language. A quick review of grammar and syntax with an emphasis on vocabulary building. Introduction to selected readings in Modern Greek. Required lab. Prereq: Beginning Modern Greek I and II.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Dr. Calliope Dourou

TR

10:40 AM - 12 PM

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

N

School

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

MDGK 6401

Advanced Modern Greek I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

A continuation of Intermediate Modern Greek I. Intensive study of the language with emphasis on vocabulary building and oral usage. Readings of literary texts with selected passages on religion and modern Greek culture. Required lab. Prereq: Intermediate Modern Greek II.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Dr. Calliope Dourou

MW

9:10-10:30 AM

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

N

School

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

MDGK 5201

Beginning Modern Greek I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

This is an intensive course in the fundamentals of grammar, syntax, and vocabulary of the Modern Greek language. Extensive practice in listening, speaking and graded reading will take place. An oral-aural method is used to develop concurrently conversational and understanding skills. Lab Required.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Dr. Calliope Dourou

MW

10:40 AM - 12 PM

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

N

School

Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology

ECGK 5001

Biblical Greek I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

A study of the "koine" based on texts from the New Testament. The basic concepts of New Testament Greel Grammar, syntax and vocabulary are studied and applied on readings from the Gospels. The study is diachronic, taking into consideration the development of the Greek language from its Classical origin to the "koine" and modern Greek. The aim of the course is to immerse the students in the study of the texts.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Rev. Dr. George Lewis Parsenios

MW

2:10-3:30 PM

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

N

School

Boston College School of Theology & Ministry

TMTM2001

Intermediate Greek I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

In this course, we deepen the study of Greek by reviewing grammar and by studying a number of New Testament texts, as well as Septuagint and writings from the Apostolic Fathers.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Maria Kakavas

MW

3:45-5:00 (Mon) 4:00-5:15 (Wed)

Grading Option

P/F

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

New Testament Greek (TMTM2002 and TMTM2003 or TMTM2010) or its equivalent; Department Permission Required

School

Boston College Department of Theology

THEO5372-01

Patristic Greek I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

This course is continued in the spring as THEO5373 New Testament Greek II.. This two-semester course is designed for the student with no previous knowledge of ancient Greek to develop reading and translating skills in Patristic Greek language by mastering the fundamental principles of Greek grammar and syntax and acquiring a basic reading vocabulary. The student becomes familiar with the meaning of Greek words, their forms and structure, and their customary arrangement in sentences. A secondary goal of this course is to serve as a foundation for further studies in Patristic Greek.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Schatkin

TR

10:30-11:45a

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

UNDERGRAD/GRAD SPLIT; Continued in Spring

School

Boston University School of Theology

STHTN 723

Intro to NT Greek 1

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

Introduction to the grammar and vocabulary of the Greek New Testament. For students with no training in Greek.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Shively Smith

TR

12:30-1:45pm

Grading Option

Letter

Credits

3

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

N

School

Harvard Divinity School

HDS 1102

Introduction to the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament 1: Pentateuch and Former Prophets

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

A critical introduction to the literature and theology of the Hebrew Bible, considered in light of the historical contexts of its formation and the interpretive contexts of its reception within Judaism and Christianity. The course, the first part of a divisible, year-long sequence, will focus on the major biblical narrative traditions, the Pentateuch and Former Prophets. Jointly offered in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as ANE 120a.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Teeter

TR

10:30am-11:45am

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

4

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

N

School

Harvard Divinity School

HDS 1423

The Poetics of Biblical Composition: Foundational Principles of Hebrew Narrative Art

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

A close study of the principles of compositional art within the Hebrew Bible. Particular attention will be given to stylistic and structural features, to principles of organization, to literary strategy and argumentation, to textual logic, and to the overall expectations made of readers, both ancient and modern. The texts and their underlying principles of design will be considered in the context of major critical debates within the current state of the field.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Teeter

T

03:00pm-04:59pm

Grading Option

Letter, P/F

Credits

4

Professor Approval Req'd?

Y

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

N

School

Harvard Divinity School

HDS 1625

Rapid Reading: Classical Hebrew I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

This course is designed to assist students in increasing their speed and fluency while reading biblical prose in preparation for graduate level seminars and future study. It will also deepen their knowledge of Hebrew syntax, solidify the Hebrew verbal system, and expand their biblical Hebrew vocabulary. Students will learn and practice useful skills relevant to studying Biblical Hebrew in graduate school and beyond, including reading the critical apparatus of the BHS and interpreting the Masorah. This course is designed to cover large areas of biblical Hebrew narrative while also allowing the students to engage with current scholarship within the field of Hebrew Bible.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Rhyder

R

12:00pm-01:59pm

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

4

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

Prerequisite: HDS 4010 (A and B), HDS 4020, and HDS 4021 or the equivalents. Jointly offered in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as Classical Hebrew 130AR.

School

Harvard Divinity School

HDS 4052

Elementary Pali I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

The first in a two-year program of courses designed to enable the student to read Buddhist canonical materials in Pali independently. In addition to giving the student a comprehensive understanding of all grammatical forms found in the texts, the program will also equip them with a range of interpretive techniques to help them draw out as fully as possible the meanings of the texts. This course introduces students to major elements of grammar found in Pali. It also introduces the language patterns found in standard prose works to facilitate independent reading. The course is geared toward getting the student to read canonical Pali texts as quickly as possible, and readings in the textbook are taken from key canonical texts. The student is thus engaging with key canonical materials from the very beginning of the course.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Chrystall

MWF

09:00am-10:00am

Grading Option

Letter

Credits

4

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

N

Notes

Prerequisite: None. Auditors not allowed. Limited enrollment course. Enrollment priority given to HDS students and other Harvard faculty cross-registrants.

School

Harvard Divinity School

HDS 4056

Reading Post-Canonical Pali I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

This course is a continuation of HDS course offerings in Pali (Elementary Pali and Intermediate Pali) and focuses especially on the reading and interpretation of Theravada Buddhist commentarial texts composed in Pali. Course will include learning how to read Pali texts printed in non-Roman scripts; in the fall term, some texts will be read in Thai script.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Hallisey

MW

09:00am-10:15am

Grading Option

Letter, P/F, Audit

Credits

4

Professor Approval Req'd?

Y

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

Prerequisite: Intermediate Pali II or equivalent (with instructor's permission).

School

Harvard Divinity School

HDS 4220

Intermediate Greek I

BTI Category

Semester

Languages

FA24

Review of grammar and syntax. Special attention given to increasing facility in reading and interpreting the Greek New Testament. Selected readings from the gospels and epistles with occasional readings from LXX or early Christian writers.

Professor

Class Day & Time

Haley

MW

06:00pm-07:15pm

Grading Option

Letter, P/F. Audit

Credits

4

Professor Approval Req'd?

N

Online?

N

Prerequisites?

Y

Notes

Prerequisite: Elementary Greek or the equivalent. Limited enrollment course. Enrollment priority given to HDS students and other Harvard faculty cross-registrants.

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