Course Description

Intermediate Biblical Hebrew II (3 cr)
Nathan Mastnjak
NELC-B 504 (13814)
MWF 10:10-11 (GA 0013)
P: Grade of C or higher in NELC-B 502 or equivalent proficiency

Meets with JSTU-B 250

This course meets three times a week and is offered as the fourth semester course in the Biblical Hebrew language track. It addresses the intermediate language acquisition level of Biblical Hebrew. This course requires Hebrew language skills developed in the first year Hebrew courses and in the third semester Biblical Hebrew course. The course focuses on the close reading of poetic Biblical texts. Therefore, it establishes students’ ability to analyze both the literary qualities and grammar of Biblical poetry. Student will also build on their knowledge of the historical development of the Hebrew language and textual criticism.