Introduction to the Old Testament and Biblical Hebrew Language

Course Information
TitleΕισαγωγή στην Παλαιά Διαθήκη & Βιβλική Εβραϊκή γλώσσα / Introduction to the Old Testament and Biblical Hebrew Language
Code104
FacultyTheology
SchoolTheology
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorTimoleon Galanis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID60000259

Programme of Study: UPS School of Theology (2013-today)

Registered students: 383
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course115

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600125602
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
No
Learning Outcomes
The course aims to inform students: a) the findings of modern science in matters related to the name, writing, composition, integration to the rule, the content and theology of the Old Testament books and b) history, writing, reading and the main grammatical phenomena of the original Hebrew text of the Old Testament
General Competences
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
Course Content (Syllabus)
In this course we attempt a detailed analysis in shaping of the Bible and how were the books of the Bible formed. The course aims to inform students: a) the findings of modern science in matters related to the name, writing, composition, integration in general, the content and theology of the Old Testament books and b) history, writing, reading and the main grammatical phenomena of the original Hebrew text of the Old Testament. Education and research culture of students is achieved through study and approach the scriptures in a systematic manner and gradually introducing them to fundamental aspects of the Old Testament which is not the mythology of the Jews, but the revelation of God to people and historical record of God's dealings with man, books of the Bible are not just literature of people but spiritual heritage of all humanity.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Student Assessment
Description
Written exam at the end of Semester
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1α. Καϊμάκη Δ., Σύντομη Εισαγωγή στην Παλαιά Διαθήκη, εκδ. Βάνια, Θεσσαλονίκη 1991. 1β. Η Παλαιά Διαθήκη κατά το κείμενο των Εβδομήκοντα (Ο΄), εκδ. German Bible Society, 2006.
Last Update
14-06-2013