This course unit introduces the student to the elements of New Testament Greek and enables the student to begin to develop professional skills in New Testament exegesis and translation.

This course unit introduces students to the critical study of the New Testament, its literary forms, historical and cultural contexts and theological themes. It provides a solid foundation for further biblical and theological study. This course unit introduces the study of the New Testament to the student. It will discuss the many different approaches to studying and understanding the New Testament and scripture in general, and will suggest an approach to the New Testament, with a particular look at the Orthodox method of scriptural interpretation. The course will also examine some key themes in the New Testament, and the Orthodox understanding of these themes and issues. This course aims to equip students with a clear framework of Biblical interpretation, as a basis for their continued studies.