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New York City

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New York City Students: In addition to the courses listed under the semesters below, there will also be online (DE) courses you are required to take. Be sure to visit the online (DE) courses required for New York students page for a list of these courses. ×

Greek Exegesis - 2.00 Hours

Course description:: By studying the text of selected passages, students learn grammatical analysis, apply hermeneutical principles, and develop exegetical skills. Class Format: Taught live in NYC on two weekends: June 1-2, 2018 (Friday 12/noon-6:00 p.m.) and JUne 15-16, 2018 (Friday 12/Noon-6:00 p.m.), with submittal date for final exam and exegetical paper July 20, 2018 (see course syllabus for specifics). Please note: (1) Students must have successfully completed Greek II prior to registering for this course; (2) Dr. Cara has assigned work to complete before the first weekend of classes, which includes a video to watch posted in Canvas (see course syllabus and Canvas for specifics).

09NT506/RE
Dr. Robert J. Cara
Friday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
June 1 - July 20

Hebrew Exegesis - 2.00 Hours

A graded Hebrew reading course, covering selections from different genres of Old Testament literature, combined with an introduction to Hebrew exegetical and syntactic issues. Attention will be given to a working knowledge of Biblical Hebrew in its various lexical, syntactic, and interpretive issues. Class Format: Taught live in NYC on Thursday and Friday nights over four weeks, beginning May 24 and ending June 29: 1. Week one: Thursday, May 24 (6-9 p.m.) and Friday, May 25 (5:30-8:30 p.m.) 2. Week two: Thursday, May 31 (6-9 p.m.) and Friday, June 1 (5:30-8:30 p.m.) 3. Week three: Thursday, June 7 (6-9 p.m.) and Friday, June 8 (5:30-8:30 p.m.) 4. Week four: Thursday, June 28 (6-9 p.m.) and Friday, June 29 (5:30--8:30 p.m.) PLease note:(1) Students must have successfully completed Hebrew II prior to registering for this course; (2) Students must come to the first class prepared (see course syllabus and Canvas for specifics).

09OT506/RE
Dr. William B. Fullilove
Thursday 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
June 1 - June 30

Orientation Seminar - 1.00 Hours

An introduction to the academic and spiritual disciplines of seminary studies. Special emphasis is given to the unique aspects and requirements of the RTS NYC program. Format: The Orientation Seminar is an online course designed for new students in the RTS NYC program, to be taken the summer prior to starting their first semester. The online work will be supplemented with the professor teaching in the NYC classroom the afternoon of Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 (3:00-5:00 p.m.). See course syllabus for assignments and specific dtes and times. For NYC students only.

09CE750/DE
Dr. James Anderson
Thursday 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
July 1 - September 10

History of Christianity I - 3.00 Hours

This is a survey course to introduce the student to the history of the Christian church in the early and medieval periods (100-1500 A.D.). The course objective is to acquaint the student thoroughly with the historical and theological development of key figures, movements, and doctrines. Special emphasis will be on reading the primary sources. <Format: The History I course will be taught in the classroom via Zoom over 12 Tuesday evenings, beginning Sept. 11 through Dec. 11 (7:45 p.m.-9:45 p.m.) - [no classes Oct. 2 and Nov. 20] - plus a weekend of instruction with the professor in NYC (Fri. and Sat., Oct. 5 & 6). See course syllabus for specific dates and times. For NYC students only.

09HT502/DE
Dr. Sean M. Lucas
Tuesday 7:45 PM - 9:45 PM
September 1 - December 31

Greek I - 3.00 Hours

An introductory study concentrating on basic vocabulary and analysis of the grammar of New Testament Greek. Class Format: The Greek I course will be taught in the NYC classroom. Classes will meet on 15 Thursday evenings, beginning August 30, 2018, through December 13, 2018 (5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.). No class on Nov. 22. [Please note: (1) Preparation is due for the first class on August 30; (2) the Aug. 30 and Oct. 25 classes will meet 5:30-9:00 p.m.; (3) be sure to see syllabus for specific dates and times.] For NYC students only.

09NT502/RE
Dr. Paul S. Jeon
Thursday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
September 1 - December 31

Hebrew I - 3.00 Hours

The Hebrew I course constitutes an introduction to the language of biblical Hebrew, including basic phonology, morphology, syntax, and vocabulary. Class format: The Hebrew I course will be taught in the NYC classroom and by video (Canvas) instruction, with less than 50% being residential instruction. Classes will meet on 13 Thursday evenings (6:00-7:30 p.m.) from Sept. 6- Dec. 13 (no class Oct. 25 and Nov. 22). (See syllabus for specifric dates and times.) All video lessons must be watched, and assigned homework completed, BEFORE the classroom sessions. Tutoring sessions with TA's will follow each scheduled class for approximately 1 hour. For NYC students only.

09OT502/DE
Dr. William B. Fullilove
Thursday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
September 1 - December 31

Genesis through Joshua - 3.00 Hours

Course description: An examination of the literary structure, themes and history of the first six books of the Old Testament, with special attention on exegesis and use of these texts in ministry context. Class Format: The Genesis-Joshua course will be taught in the NYC classroom. Classes will meet on 13 Thursday evenings (7:30-9:30 p.m.) beginning September 6, 2018, and on one weekend (Dec. 7-8), with the final class on December 13, 2018. (See syllabus for specific dates and times.) This course is for NYC MABS students only.

09OT508/RE
Dr. William B. Fullilove
Thursday 7:40 PM - 9:30 PM
September 1 - December 31

Scripture, Theol. Proper & Anthropology - 3.00 Hours

This course explores the doctrines of Scripture from a systematic perspective. Topics include Scripture, Theology Proper, and Anthropology. Format: The ST515 course will be taught in the classroom via Zoom over 10 Tuesday evenings, beginning Sept. 11 through Nov. 13, plus two weekends of instruction with the professor in NYC, Sept. 28 & 29, and Nov. 2 & 3 (Fri.6:00-9:00 p.m.; Sat. 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.). See course syllabus for specific dates and times. For NYC students only.

09ST515/DE
Rev. Blair Smith
Tuesday 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
September 1 - December 31

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