Available courses

Description: The third installment of Beginning Greek Grammar covers Chapters 25-36 of the textbook. Once finished, students should have a good grasp of biblical Greek and be able to work within the Greek Scriptures.

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Description: The third installment of Beginning Hebrew Grammar covers Chapters 21-30 of the textbook. Once finished, students should have a good grasp of biblical Hebrew and be able to work within the Hebrew Scriptures.

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Issues Covered Include:

1) Community vs. Congregation

2) Which Calendar Should We Follow?

3) Rabbinic Tradition & the Messianic Community

4) Assessing the Two-House Movement

5) Jews & Gentiles in the body of Messiah: The Case for One Torah

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Description: A 10-week overview of the geography of the Land of Israel, particularly as it relates to the biblical narrative. In other places, this same course might be known by other titles, such as “The Land of the Bible” or “Historical Geography of The Bible Lands, etc.” As a geography course, we will become acquainted with the land features, the climate, the roads, and the flora of ancient/biblical Israel. We will also make every attempt to relate Israel’s geographic features with events recorded in the Bible.

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Description: A study of the methods and tools used for Hebrew exegesis of the Tanach. Selected texts from the Tanach, spanning the various genres, will be assigned in order to teach the student how the exegetical methods and tools are utilized in preparation for writing or teaching on the biblical text.

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Description: Every quarter the class “Studies in the Parashot” will be offered and will be mandatory for all enrolled students. A student must be taking at least one other class in order to participate. Those enrolled in the C1 Program will earn 1 Qtr hr credit for each of the three quarters in their program. The class will consist of a weekly audio message based upon the Parashah for that week (Triennial Cycle) and required participation on the part of the student. The goal of the class is to encourage students in their devotional life as we study the Parashah, Haftarah, and Apostolic Readings together.

Description: In this course, students will gain exposure to extra-biblical texts from the Second Temple Period. Selections from Jewish texts in Greek, Aramaic, and Hebrew (Pseudepigrapha, Apocrypha, Dead Sea Scrolls, etc…) will be read in English translation along with secondary scholarly works seeking to provide historical and cultural context.

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Description: A study of the biblical doctrine of salvation emphasizing the essential elements through the study of soteriological terminology used in the Scriptures, and emphasizing the continuity of God’s plan of salvation.

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Description: The study of God’s self-revelation in the creation, the Scriptures, and the Messiah. Primary topics covered: arguments for the existence of God, monotheism, plurality of the Godhead, and the attributes of God.

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Description: A general survey of the history of the Ancient Near East as it pertains to the background out of which the Tanach was written, giving the student the ability to understand the history of ancient Israel within a historical framework.

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Description: A continuing reading class to enhance the students ability to read Biblical Hebrew with more fluency. This class will consist of:

  • 1 to 3 hours of preparation per week
  • Vocabulary quizzes
  • Reading schedule for each week from the Bible
  • Weekly live session between 1 hour and 1 1/2 hours long
  • Review material and articles provided by the instructor

Live meetings will be from 9am to 10:30am PST every Sunday morning.

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Description: A general introduction to biblical hermeneutics, including the history of rabbinic and Christian interpretation, word studies, genre, hermeneutical systems, and literary terms.

Textbooks: Tim Hegg, Interpreting the Bible (TR, 2000); Kaiser & Silva, Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics (Zondervan, 2007)

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Description: This class will offer an overview of various philosophical worldviews expressed in the philosophical writings from the ancient Greek philosophers and continuing into the post-modern era. The emphasis will be upon comparing and critiquing established philosophical worldviews with the worldview of the Scriptures.

Textbooks: R. C. Sproul, The Consequence of Ideas (Crossway, 2000); collateral readings supplied by the Instructor.

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Description: Three quarters of Beginning Greek Grammar, beginning with the alphabet and covering the basics of biblical Greek. These three classes must be taken in order. We are utilizing the course taught by William Mounce via DVD, which is based upon Mounce’s textbook and workbook.

Textbooks: William Mounce, Basics of Biblical Greek, 3rd ed. (Zondervan, 1992); DVD series by William Mounce, Basics of Biblical Greek (on 4 DVDs); William Mounce, The Basics of Biblical Greek Workbook, 3rd Edition (Zondervan, 2009); The Greek New Testament, 4th Edition (United Bible Society, 2001).

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