Classical Languages

Classical languages students delve into the culture, language and texts of Greek and Hebrew to further theological, sociological and cultural understanding.

Classical Languages focus on enriching and enhancing a student's major area of study by providing the opportunity to achieve reading and translating competency in Biblical Greek & Hebrew and have modest exposure to classical Greek and modern Hebrew.


Minor in Greek Studies

  • Take 18 semester hours in Greek courses, including Elementary Greek, New Testament Greek Reading and Independent Study
  • Greek Studies focuses on inflection, grammar, syntax, vocabulary and interpretation of New Testament Greek.

Minor in Hebrew Studies

  • Take 18 semester hours in Hebrew courses, including Biblical Hebrew Language & Culture and Independent Study
  • Hebrew Studies emphasizes vocabulary, inflection, syntax, grammar, and discussion of Biblical Hebrew prose and poetry along with modern Hebrew prayers and liturgies.

Classical Languages Faculty

Jack Davidson

Assoc. Professor, Department Chair

Philip Ruge-Jones

Professor

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