LA004B - New Testament Greek B
0 Standard Tuition Fee
Students must have completed LA004A.
Students cannot also take LA002 with or after this unit.
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will
A. Know and understand
- New Testament Greek grammar and syntax through completing one standard elementary grammar of New Testament Greek
- About 300-600 words of Greek vocabulary
- Grammatical issues that influence translation and the meaning of the text
B. Be able to
- Apply grammatical discussions of the Greek New Testament text
- Translate four chapters of the Greek New Testament (eg. Mark 1-4, Philippians) into English
- Discuss translation issues that influence exegetical work
- Use aids to understanding the Greek New Testament such as lexicons, grammars, concordances, commentaries and software tools
C. Be in a position to
- Continue translation and grammatical analysis of Greek New Testament texts
- Identify the interplay between translation and interpretation
- Commence exegesis of the Greek text of the New Testament
Typical areas to be covered would include:
- Completion of standard introduction to New Testament Greek (e.g. Duff, Stevens, Mounce).
- Translation of selected passages of the New Testament (e.g. Mark 1–4, Philippians, or passages of comparable length and difficulty).
Note: This unit is delivered at undergraduate degree level, and is equivalent to the ACT’s 300 level units. It attracts the 300 level unit fee.
(For reference works and recommended readings refer to LA004A).
Aland, B., K. Aland, et al (eds), The Greek New Testament (4th ed.; Stuttgart: UBS, 2000).
Nestle, E., E. Nestle, et al, Novum Testamentum Graece (27th ed.; Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1993).