Available courses

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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Description: The second of three quarters of Beginning Hebrew Grammar, beginning with the Aleph-Bet, and covering the basics of biblical Hebrew. These classes must be taken in order. We are utilizing the DVD series taught by Tim Hegg, based upon the The First Hebrew Primer, 3rd Edition (EKS Pub., 1992)

Textbooks: Simon, Resnikoff, and Motzkin, The First Hebrew Primer, 3rd Edition (EKS Pub., 1992).

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Description: Introduction to the Mishnah, Talmuds, Midrashim and other Rabbinic Literature.

Textbooks: Strack, H. L. and Stemberger, G., Introduction to the Talmud and Midrash, 2nd Edition (Augsburg/Fortress, 1992); Fonrobert and Jaffee, eds., The Cambridge Companion to the Talmud and Rabbinic Literature (Cambridge Univ Press, 2007); Collected readings supplied by the Instructor.

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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.

Textbooks: Hoerth, Mattingly, Yamauchi, eds. Peoples of the Old Testament World (Baker, 1994)

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Description: A study of selected texts from the Torah for the purpose of deriving the theology of the Torah; English Bible with reference to the underlying Hebrew text.

Textbooks: Collateral readings supplied by the Instructor.

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Description: Study of Hebrew Syntax and its application in the various genres of the Tanach.

Prerequisites: 503Heb

Textbooks: Ronald J. Williams, Williams Hebrew Syntax, 3rd Edition: Revised by John Beckman (Univ of Toronto, 2007)

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Description: A study of the biblical doctrine of the Messiah, including the mystery of the Incarnation with emphasis upon the humanity and deity of Yeshua. Subjects include: the messianic expectation in late 2nd Temple Judaisms, messianic titles, virgin birth, and the early Christological debates in the emerging Christian Church. Significant texts in the Apostolic Scriptures are studied and analyzed.

Textbooks: Tim Hegg, The Messiah: An Introduction to Christology (TR, 2006); collateral readings provided by the Instructor.

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Description: The History of Christianity is a two-term course spanning the approximately two thousand-year history of Christianity in its many forms. This type of course is frequently called “Church History.” However, for reasons that we will discuss in the course itself, we have chosen to refer to it by the name “The History of Christianity.” In the first term we will cover the first century through the prelude to the Reformation in Europe. In the second term we will examine the history from the time of the Reformation to our present day. During this course, we will pay particular attention to the relationship between Christianity in Europe and the Jewish people with whom it came into contact.

Textbooks: Justo L. Gonzalez, The Story of Christianity, Revised and Updated (HarperCollins, 2010).

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The modern age, with the rise of the internet and versatile personal devices, has produced a world filled with difficult challenges and distractions for Believers to overcome and it has brought Biblical literacy both in the world at large and among Christians to an all-time low. But God is sovereign and He uses the advancements of technology to bless His people. This course on Accordance Bible Software is intended to train students of the Word to make the best use of a powerful electronic tool in order to improve their knowledge of the Bible and their time spent in the study of the Word.

In this course, students will learn how to build an Accordance Bible Software Library, perform various kinds of searches, make the best use of the available tools, create new tools, arrange interface layout, and customize features. Everything learned in this course will equip the student in studying the Bible better with Accordance Bible Software. Part 2 of this course will be offered in the Spring Quarter.

Description: A continuing reading class to enhance the students ability to read Biblical Greek 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

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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

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Description: An exploration into the canonization of the Bible from ancient times to our modern Bibles.

This class provides an in-depth understanding of the history and background of our Bible. The content of each class will illuminate and inform you about various aspects of the struggles and victories throughout history that have brought the Word of God to us today, resulting in a better ability to defend the Word of God, and in addition, giving a better understanding of the history involved.

Instructor: Tim Hegg

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Description: Beginning basic biblical Greek will give you the foundation to read and translate the Greek Bible of the Apostolic Scriptures.

Basics of biblical Greek will give you the foundations to read and make your way through the Greek New Testament. This class is three-quarters long, and students need to remember that learning a language is difficult but very rewarding.

Instructor: Rob Vanhoff

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Description: Beginning basic Hebrew will give you the foundation to read and translate the Hebrew Bible of the Tanach.

Basics of biblical Hebrew will give you the foundations to read and make your way through the Hebrew Bible. This class is three-quarters long, and students need to remember that learning a language is difficult but very rewarding.

Instructor: Tim Hegg

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Description: A general overview of the Jewish sects of the 1st Century. This course will explore the Jewish backgrounds in which Yeshua & His disciples lived. Some of the areas covered: daily life among Jewish sects; the Temple in 1st Century Judaisms; Qumran–Dead Sea Scrolls; theological disputes among the competing sects.

Instructor: Rob Vanhoff

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Description: This class will provide the student the basic instructions and skills for doing academic research, including a survey of available computer software for biblical studies. Proper styles and acceptable guidelines for writing academic papers will be covered.

Instructor: Rob Vanhoff

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Description: A study of selected messianic texts of the Tanach with an emphasis upon understanding what the prophets foretold about His person and work. The Hebrew texts will be studied in parallel with the Lxx, Targumim, and rabbinic commentaries to offer further insights into the reception and interpretation of these texts within the Jewish communities of the late 2nd Temple period. The emphasis of the class will be to discern what the ancient Israelite prophets revealed about the person and work of the Messiah.

Instructor: Tim Hegg

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Description: Completion of Beginning Biblical Greek is required in order to take this class. The study of Greek syntax as demonstrated in the koine Greek of the Apostolic Scriptures. Selected texts from the Apostolic Scriptures will be will be studied to illustrate the syntax being learned.

This is the first quarter of a two-quarter Greek Syntax course. Building upon the foundation of our first-year orientation to Greek grammar, we will be working through Mounce's Graded Reader (20 Chapters) divided over two 10-week quarters.

Instructor: Rob Vanhoff

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Description: This class must be taken after completion of Beginning Hebrew Grammar unless the student is able to test out prior to beginning this course. Study of Hebrew Syntax and its application in the various genres of the Tanach.

Instructor: Tim Hegg

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Description: The History of Christianity is a two-term course spanning the approximately two thousand-year history of Christianity in its many forms. This type of course is frequently called “Church History.” However, for reasons that we will discuss in the course itself, we have chosen to refer to it by the name The History of Christianity. In the spring term we will cover from the first century through the prelude to the Reformation in Europe. In the fall term we will examine the history from the time of the reformation to our present day. During this course, we will pay particular attention to the relationship between Christianity in Europe and the Jewish people with whom it came into contact.

Instructor: Tim Hegg

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Description: The modern age, with the rise of the internet and versatile personal devices, has produced a world filled with difficult challenges and distractions for Believers to overcome and it has brought Biblical literacy both in the world at large and among Christians to an all-time low. But God is sovereign and He uses the advancements of technology to bless His people. This course on Accordance Bible Software is intended to train students of the Word to make the best use of a powerful electronic tool in order to improve their knowledge of the Bible and their time spent in the study of the Word.

In this course students will learn how to build an Accordance Bible Software library, perform various kinds of searches, make the best use of the available tools, create new tools, arrange interface layout, and customize features. Everything learned in this course will equip the student in studying the Bible better with Accordance Bible Software.


Instructor: André-Philippe Therrien

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Description: Beginning Hebrew Grammar is a prerequisite for taking this class. A study of Biblical Aramaic; grammar, and reading of the Aramaic portions of the Tanach.

Instructor: Rob Vanhoff

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Description: Introduction to the Masorah of BHS; the history of the Masorah; reading selected texts and observing the Masorah notes.

Instructor: Tim Hegg

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Description: In this course students are assigned to read the Weekly Torah Portion (3-Year Cycle) and then discuss it with fellow students and teachers in the online forum. Course participation is required for students enrolled in a Certificate Program and strongly encouraged for all others.

Instructors: Tim Hegg, Rob Vanhoff, Ariel Berkowitz

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A FREE Course!

Description: Join TorahResource Institute President and Instructor, Tim Hegg, as he carefully examines the Epistle of Ephesians verse-by-verse from a Messianic Perspective.

This is a FREE, ongoing, online Bible Study open to all who would like to attend and participate. You do not have to be enrolled in a TorahResource Institute Certificate Program in order to sign up. This class is live and hosted through an online conferencing service which allows the students to see the instructor, view his computer screen and interact through an online forum in real-time. Class handouts are also provided in PDF format.

Date: Every Wednesday

Time: 7:00-8:00pm (Pacific Time)

Cost: FREE

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