Every year Tricia Johnson (Redcliffe’s main lecturer in Biblical Hebrew) and I team up to co-teach an intensive week of Hebrew. There are two courses: one for beginners (assuming no knowledge) and one for intermediates.

Here’s the blurb from the Hebrew Week page on Redcliffe’s website. There is also a pdf leaflet and booking form available.

Biblical Hebrew Week 2010 – Sunday 20 to Saturday 26 June 2010

Two courses to choose from:
Biblical Hebrew for Beginners
Moving on with Biblical Hebrew

In partnership with Wycliffe Bible Translators and the Centre for the Study of Bible and Mission

Our popular intensive Biblical Hebrew week returns for its fourth successive year. Choose from either the introductory course for beginners or the intermediate programme for those wanting to develop their grasp of the language.

Beginner’s course: Biblical Hebrew for Beginners

This course is designed for people who have had no previous exposure to Hebrew, or who would like to revisit the basics. The aims of this course are:

  • To cover the basics of the language (alphabet, grammar, vocabulary)
  • To work together on a variety of Old Testament texts
  • To better appreciate the literary character of the Old Testament
  • To gain the skills and confidence to continue learning after the week has finished

Intermediate course: Moving on with Biblical Hebrew

This intermediate course is for those who have already had some exposure to Biblical Hebrew, either on their own or through studying on a beginner’s course. The aims are:

  • To refresh, consolidate and build on your existing knowledge of Hebrew
  • To work in-depth on a variety of Old Testament texts representing the different genres of the Hebrew Bible
  • To develop your exegetical skills and think through some of the interpretive issues presented by the texts

We are delighted to be collaborating with Wycliffe Bible Translators in offering this Hebrew Week. Details of their own three-week intermediate course can be found at Wycliffe’s training website

Cost:  £350 residential or £270 non-residential.
Discounted rate (20% off for those working with churches or mission agencies):  £280 residential or £216 non-residential.
This fee covers over 35 hours of class time, materials and food (and accommodation if required). Places are limited so please book early.

More information:  For more details, including answers to questions such as “I’m no good at languages; does that matter?”; “Will I be put on the spot?” and “What does a typical day look like?”, please download the pdf leaflet.

To book:  Please print and complete the booking form contained within the leaflet.

In the meantime, if you have any questions about the course, please contact Tim Davy

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