Biblical Hebrew 1: module 3

Course Dates: 15/04/24 - 08/07/24
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Location: Keeley Street
Continue learning to translate the Bible from Hebrew with confidence, understanding what translations are unable to convey.
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Biblical Hebrew 1: module 3
  • Course Code: RH407
  • Dates: 15/04/24 - 08/07/24
  • Time: 11:00 - 12:30
  • Taught: Mon, Daytime
  • Duration: 11 sessions (over 13 weeks)
  • Location: Keeley Street
  • Tutor: Jordan Dyck

Course Code: RH407

Mon, day, 15 Apr - 08 Jul '24

Duration: 11 sessions (over 13 weeks)

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What is the course about?

Continue learning to translate the Bible from Hebrew with confidence, understanding what translations are unable to convey.

What will we cover?

prepositions and pronoun endings, the reversing vav and participles.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

recognise and understand a wider range of grammatical forms and vocabulary.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

The course continues from Level 1, modules 1 & 2 and you will need either to have completed those courses or to have a similar level of knowledge.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

You will learn new grammatical forms and vocabulary via the textbook; outside class you will need to do exercises to practise the grammar you have learnt and to learn new vocabulary, about 12 words per week.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Pen, paper and the textbook (The First Hebrew Primer Third Edition: The Adult Beginners Path to Biblical Hebrew by Simon Resnikoff and Motzkin, published by EKS, California. The sole importer to the UK is John Trotter, Manor House Books, 80 East End Rd, London N3 2SY, 020 8349 9484. The textbook costs £29.50 from the shop and can also be ordered from them via at £32.50 plus postage.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Biblical Hebrew 2: module 1.

Jordan Dyck Tutor Website

Jordan Dyck is a full-time ancient language enthusiast. He lectures philosophy at Staffordshire University and New Testament Greek at St. Augustine's College of Theology (Durham University). He also teaches Classical and Biblical Greek, Latin and Hebrew through his website and runs various reading groups, including one looking at LGBTQ-themed texts from throughout the Ancient Greek world. Jordan holds a BA (Wales) and MA (Durham) in Biblical Studies and Theology. His doctoral thesis for Staffordshire University (2017) is titled 'Finding Lacan: St Paul and the Paradox of Jouissance,' and uses continental philosophy and psychoanalysis to study the Bible. Over the past decade he has been increasingly interested in Classical languages, which now make up about half of his teaching. Other projects have included research into the experiences of LGBT African asylum seekers, and papers presented at academic conferences, mostly on St. Paul and philosophy. Though originally hailing from Canada, Jordan has lived in the UK since 2006, and is presently vice-chair of the board of directors of the Metropolitan Community Church of North London.

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