This subject introduces students to rudimentary features of Biblical Hebrew and
New Testament Greek. It acquaints students with the alphabets of both Hebrew and
Greek, familiarises them with basic grammatical features of both languages and
facilitates the learning of elementary vocabulary. The subject orients students
to the range of grammatical and lexical tools available to support the use of
scholarly resources based on Biblical Hebrew and New Testament Greek. It also
raises student awareness of interpretive implications arising from cultural
dimensions of biblical texts preserved in ancient languages.