2008-09 Course DescriptionsBHEB - Hebrew
College of Biblical Studies (CBS)
BHEB 471 Introduction to Hebrew I (3-0-3), fall. An inductive study of the elements of the Hebrew language: forms, syntax, vocabulary. Prerequisite: junior standing and consent of instructor.
BHEB 472 Introduction to Hebrew II (3-0-3), spring. Continuation of BHEB 471. Prerequisites: BHEB 471, junior standing or consent of the instructor.
BHEB 622 Elementary Syriac (3-0-3), on demand. Introduction to classical Syriac grammar, vocabulary, and syntax, with an aim towards the acquisition of elementary reading skills. Emphasis on the use of grammatical tools and the significance of Syriac for biblical studies, church history, and the study of Christian spirituality.
BHEB 623 Intermediate Syriac (3-0-3), on demand. Readings in Syriac texts, with an emphasis on improving reading ability and on critical engagement. Texts and topics selected according to particular student interest. Prerequisite: BHEB 622.
BHEB 671 Introduction to Hebrew I (3-0-3), fall. An inductive study of the elements of the Hebrew language: forms, syntax, vocabulary.
BHEB 672 Introduction to Hebrew II (3-0-3), spring. Continuation of BHEB 671. Prerequisite: BHEB 671.
BHEB 681 Intermediate Hebrew Readings I (3-0-3), fall. Readings in the Hebrew Bible with special attention to grammar and vocabulary building. An introduction to the textual criticism of the Hebrew Bible. Prerequisite: BHEB 672.
BHEB 682 Intermediate Hebrew Readings II (3-0-3), spring. Continuation of BHEB 681. Prerequisite: BHEB 681.
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