Hebrew

Beginning Biblical Hebrew

An Introduction to Biblical Hebrew Price: tbc   Reading the Old Testament in the language in which it was written is to open a window into a different world and times. We are as a culture more than 3,000 years distant from the nomadic tribes who wandered the Middle East from amongst whom emerged a radical new understanding of Creation and the Creator. Learning to read Biblical Hebrew is an adventure in difference. Ancient Hebrew is linguistically distant from European…

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Beginning Biblical Hebrew

If you have ever wondered about learning to read Biblical Hebrew, but have perhaps been discouraged by the difficulties of script and general strangeness of the language this course could be for you. We spend three days learning the basics of reading biblical Hebrew by the end of which we are ready to tackle short passages of scripture. If you want to know if learning Hebrew might be for you there is no better way to find out. The course…

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Evening Class – Learn Biblical Hebrew

Study Programme 2014-2015 • Beginning Biblical Hebrew, 9th Sept – 7th Oct & 28th Oct – 25th Nov. A ten week course covering the basics of beginning to read Biblical Hebrew. • Prerequisites: • To have a copy of Learn Biblical Hebrew (2nd ed.) by John Dobson • To have learnt the Hebrew alphabet before the first session. • More Biblical Hebrew, 8th Jan – 5th Feb & 26th Feb – 26th Mar. Builds on Beginning NT Greek. • Prerequisites: •…

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Hilfield Friary

We are delighted to announce a new partnership for the Insight Programme with our friends of the Society of Saint Francis (SSF) at Hilfield Friary. Most residential courses are held at the Friary which is just to the south of Sherborne. Hilfield Friary is set on the edge of the Dorset Downs with magnificent views across the Blackmore Vale – rural England at its greenest, the countryside of Thomas Hardy’s novels. There have been Franciscan brothers living here in a collection…

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Biblical Languages

In addition to our contemporary theology and apologetics stream, we also offer the opportunity to learn to read NT Greek or Biblical Hebrew. Whether in weekly evening classes here in Sherborne or in residential study schools at Hilfield Friary, Sarum College or elsewhere why not consider an encounter with the Bible in the Raw. We all have our favourite English translation of the Bible but whether it is the familiarity of the traditional language of the King James Version (KJV, AV), the immediacy of modern translations…

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Learning to Read Biblical Hebrew

The Hebrew Bible Nearly all of the Old Testament is written in Hebrew. The world of the scribes who collected and wrote down the Jewish Law, the histories of Israel and the deeds and words of the Prophets was very different world from ours. They used stories to express what they had learnt about God. Sometimes they wrote songs or poems, sometimes they constructed myths but they were always focussed on God and what he has done. To read Genesis…

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Forthcoming Events
  1. Incarnation

    Monday, 12 February, 2018 @ 19:30 - 21:00
  2. NT Greek in a Week

    Monday, 23 July, 2018 @ 09:30 - Saturday, 28 July, 2018 @ 15:30
  3. Beginning Biblical Hebrew

    Monday, 13 August, 2018 @ 09:30 - Wednesday, 15 August, 2018 @ 15:30