New Testament

NT Greek in a Week

Learning to Read the New Testament in Greek Price: tbc The New Testament is both a very familiar, and at the same time, a very strange text. Distant from today’s English, both linguistically and culturally, the poetry and prose of the original texts speak of long vanished Empires, the abuse of power and the plight of the poor and disadvantaged. To encounter the text in its original language is to step into a world of priests and kings, wandering rabbis…

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Cancelled – Reading in St Mark & St John

COURSE CANCELLED Advance bookings have been too few to make this course viable so we have had to cancel. With apologies to those who hoped to book at a later date. This course is ideal for anyone who has completed an intensive NT Greek in a Week or finished our course of evening classes in NT Greek. Beginning with straightforward passages from St Mark and St John it is the perfect way to begin reading the NT text in Greek. The…

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NT Greek in a Week – Hilfield Friary – COURSE FULL

Booking for this course is now closed. The same study programme is available at Sarum College from 27th Jul – 1st Aug 2015. Hilfield friary is set in the rolling hills of Dorset a few miles to the south of Sherborne. It is a beautiful and tranquil place and we are delighted to be able to offer biblical language tuition in association with the Friary. The course fee is £380, (£220 non-residential) with a £50 deposit payable on booking and…

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Revelations in Context

Tradition has it that St John the Evangelist, also known as St John the Divine or St John Theologian, composed the book of Revelation in a cave on the island of Patmos whilst in exile. Much of the book of Revelation has puzzled much of the church for much of that last 2,000 years. The dramatised reading of Revelation, Coming Soon, which was performed in the Abbey last year drew many appreciative comments and not a few questions about the book.…

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NT Greek in a Week – Sarum College

We are delighted to be able to offer our 6-day intensive ‘NT Greek in a Week’ course this summer in association with Sarum College. Situated in The Close at Salisbury under the shadow of the cathedral spire Sarum College is an ideal venue. Rooms are en suite and there is ample opportunity to explore Salisbury during the extended lunch breaks. Booking for this course is through Sarum College via their website at: http://www.sarum.ac.uk/event/new-testament-greek-in-a-week. Share:

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Evening Class – Learn New Testament Greek

Study Programme 2014-2015 • Beginning NT Greek, 7th Sept – 5th Oct & 26th Oct – 23rd Nov. A ten week course covering the basics of beginning to read Koine Greek. • Prerequisites: • To have a copy of Learn New Testament Greek (3rd ed.) by John Dobson • To have learnt the Greek alphabet before the first session • More NT Greek, 6th Jan – 3rd Feb & 24th Feb – 24th Mar. Builds on Beginning NT Greek. •…

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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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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