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.

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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: André-Philippe Therrien

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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: 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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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 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: 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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General Description: Studies in Isaiah is an expositional study of the biblical Book of Isaiah. We will pay particular attention to the historical backgrounds of this book of biblical prophecy, seeking to ascertain as best as possible what these words meant to the original listeners in ancient Israel.

Textbook:

Schlegel, William. Satellite Bible Atlas: Historical Geography of the Bible. 2013.

Monson, James. Regions on the Run: Introductory Map Studies in the Land of the Bible. Rockford, IL: Biblical Backgrounds, Inc., 1998.

Har-El, Menashe. Understanding the Creation. Jerusalem: Carta, 2018.

Wright, Paul. Understanding the Ecology of the Bible, Jerusalem: Carta, 2018.

Har-El, Menashe & Wright, Paul. Understanding the Geography of the Bible. Jerusalem: Carta, 2005.

Instructor: Ariel Berkowitz, M.Div

Course Options: This class can be taken as a standalone class or can be taken as part of a certificate program.


General Description: In this course, students will learn how to build an Accordance Bible Software library, perform searches using search commands, search symbols and amplification, arrange interface layout, navigate tools and texts and use a wide variety of modules and features. Everything learned in this course will equip the student to study the Bible better with Accordance Bible Software. With this course, you can expect:

• Installation instructions and guides to purchasing a collection

• Approximately 4 hours of homework per week including:

• 1 hour of short video lessons that demonstrate features on screen

• Detailed written notes that accompany the videos

• Regular exercises that reinforce the concepts

• Regular live sessions for questions

Part 2: 802Ac – Using Accordance Bible Software – Part 2 will be offered the following quarter and will pick up where this course leaves off. It will cover such features as user notes, the atlas, visual modules, research and more search commands. Part 2 will be a half-quarter long, will cost half the price and will only be worth one credit.

Part 2 + Hebrew or Greek Features of Accordance: Part 1 is required in order to take 803Ac – Using Accordance Bible Software for Greek and Hebrew, which will be offered the following quarter. That course will teach such concepts as grammatical tagging, lexical searches, inflected searches, construct searches, critical apparatuses, syntax modules and more.

Coupon Code: Registering for this class makes two coupon codes available to the student.
One coupon is worth 50% off the price of any Accordance collection except for the three “Master” collections and the “English Pro” collection.
The other coupon is worth 25% off the price of up 10 items, whether modules, add-ons or bundles. 

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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 continuing reading class to enhance the students ability to read Biblical Hebrew with more fluency. We will begin in 2Kings 6:13.

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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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