THG 544 Hebrew Reading & Exegesis II (poetry)
THG 544 Hebrew Reading & Exegesis II (poetry) 2-3
This course, the second of a two-semester sequence, presupposes the knowledge of the fundamentals of biblical Hebrew grammar and experience in translating and interpreting biblical Hebrew narrative. The course is intended to enable students to continue to develop in their mastery of the vocabulary, syntax and grammar of biblical Hebrew and to introduce them to the fundamentals of exegesis of the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament), including textual criticism, literary analysis, and theological interpretation. In this semester, students will be introduced to the issues involved in translating biblical Hebrew poetry. Prerequisite: THG 541, THG 542 and THG 543, or the equivalent.