Lecture Schedule

Spring – 2019

Weekly Course Lecture/Seminars

Session 1

THEOLOGY OF THE NEW TESTAMENT

February  4, 11, 18, 25 / March 4, 11, 18

Mondays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Matthew Valerio-Hirschfeld, PhD

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description
This course will give the student and introduction to definitions of; kerygma, euangelion, and the gospel. The purpose of the course is to define two principles of the New Testament: the Kingdom of God, and the righteous believer. It will also define the gospel, is components, the use of the Gospel in the Epistles, and how to correctly apply the Gospel for both personal and church growth. This course is designed to be inductive and interactive with focus on personal discovery.

BIBLICAL HEBREW: GRAMMAR & SYNTAX II (continued)

January 9, 16, 23, 20/February 6, 13, 20

Wednesdays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Jeannine Bulot, PhD(c)

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

The prerequisite for this course is Biblical Hebrew Grammar & Syntax I

Description

This course continues the process of building usable skills in order to effectively analyze actual Hebrew texts.  It continues the process of working through the intricacies of the Hebrew language structure and verbs, while presenting insights only evident when reading the Bible in its original language.  There is no required text for this session, we will parse & exegete select passages from the Hebrew Bible.

Session 2

ARCHAEOLOGY OPEN SEMINAR/LECTURE

Beginning March 19

Tuesdays 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Steven Collins, PhD

TSU Archaeology Research Center – 7200 Jefferson St. NE, Suite B

Description
These lectures will be dealing with the issues and topics in archaeology that are needed by students, surround current events, or are of a general interest. Collection of seven of these lectures/seminars will constitute a module for course credit.

ARAMAIC GRAMMAR & SYNTAX

 

This course has been cancelled

Block Courses & Intensives

AR541 EXCAVATION PRACTICUM & FIELD SCHOOL

27 January through 28 February 2019

TeHEP Staff

Tall el-Hammam Excavation, Jordan

Description
On-site, hands-on experience in Near Eastern archaeology at an excavation project approved by the TSU College of Archaeology & Biblical History. Generally held in Israel and/or Jordan, this field experience brings the student into direct contact with applied archaeological methods and techniques, and also includes the exploration and study of historical/biblical sites in selected regions. Select Bible Lands Expedition itineraries may also qualify under this course title.

AR651 ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD METHODS

27 January through 28 February 2019

TeHEP Staff

Tall el-Hammam Excavation, Jordan

Description
The rigor and procedures of archaeological data collection and the fundamentals of excavation methods and techniques are covered in this course of study. Practical instruction in archaeological protocol(s) are discussed and evaluated. The use of current and emerging technologies, the integration of relevant disciplines, archaeometric techniques, and modern cultural protocols are topics of discussion. The student will come away with a good sense of how an excavation project is organized, operated, and funded.

AR641 LEVANTINE CERAMIC TYPOLOGY

March 21 through March 23

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Steven Collins, PhD

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description
This course examines the chronological sequencing of ancient Levantine (Israel, Lebanon, Syria and the Transjordan) pottery types founded on both form-based and function-based methodologies that analyzes the general morphology, clay-body (fabric), and surface treatment of period and regional ceramics, yielding a reasonably reliable system of dating pottery-bearing archaeological strata. Hands-on inspection of whole vessels and sherds (rims, handles, bases and body sherds) provides support of textbook information.

AR562 ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE NEW TESTAMENT PERIOD - cancelled

This lecture has been cancelled.

BS682 THINKING CRITICALLY ABOUT THE NEW TESTaMENT - cancelled

AR511 NEAR EASTERN ARCHAEOLOGY: BACKGROUNDS & METHODS

May 16 through May 18

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Steven Collins, PhD

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description

This course examines the historical relationship between archaeology and the Bible, including: important personalities in, and contributors to, the field of Near Eastern and biblical archaeology; synchronizing ancient Near Eastern and biblical chronologies; important archaeological discoveries relating to the Bible; the foundations of archaeological methods and protocols; ascertaining the difference between archaeological realities and hoaxes; and the necessity of a dialogical relationship between archaeology and biblical studies.

Summer – 2019

Weekly Course Lecture/Seminars

Session 1

THEOLOGY open seminar

Beginning June 3, 2019

Mondays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Matthew Valerio-Hirschfeld, PhD

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description
This course will give the student an opportunity to discuss matters pertaining to their program, Scripture, or topics of interest in relation to theology.

ARCHAEOLOGY OPEN SEMINAR/LECTURE

Beginning May 28

Tuesdays 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Steven Collins, PhD

TSU Archaeology Research Center – 7200 Jefferson St. NE, Suite B

Description
These lectures will be dealing with the issues and topics in archaeology that are needed by students, surround current events, or are of a general interest. Collection of seven of these lectures/seminars will constitute a module for course credit.

Session 2

THEOLOGY open seminar

Beginning June 3, 2019

Mondays 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Matthew Valerio-Hirschfeld, PhD

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description
This course will give the student an opportunity to discuss matters pertaining to their program, Scripture, or topics of interest in relation to theology.

ARCHAEOLOGY OPEN SEMINAR/LECTURE

Beginning May 28

Tuesdays 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Steven Collins, PhD

TSU Archaeology Research Center – 7200 Jefferson St. NE, Suite B

Description
These lectures will be dealing with the issues and topics in archaeology that are needed by students, surround current events, or are of a general interest. Collection of seven of these lectures/seminars will constitute a module for course credit.

Block Courses & Intensives

AR655 Archaeological Laboratory (2 units)

June 13 throgh June 15 (ABQ)

AR670 Archaeological Documentary Media (2 units)

July 18- through July 20 (ABQ)

AR631 Languages & Cultures of the Ancient Near East (2 units)

August 15 through August 17

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description
The biblical landscape is populated with diverse cultures and people groups, and are an integral part of that history. This course introduces the student to the languages and writing systems of the ancient Near East (this is not a language course, but aimed at general familiarization), as well as to the peoples and kingdoms of the region, such as the Egyptians, the Mesopotamians, the Hittites, the Mittani, the Hurrians, the Canaanites, the Amorites, the Philistines, and others.

Fall – 2019

Weekly Course Lecture/Seminars

Session 1

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ARCHAEOLOGY OPEN SEMINAR/LECTURE

Tuesdays 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Steven Collins, PhD

TSU Husted Hall, 7600 Jefferson NE, Suite 4

Description

These lectures will be dealing with the issues and topics in archaeology that are needed by students, or are of a general interest. Collection of seven of these lectures/seminars will constitute a module for course credit.

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Session 2

TBD

ARCHAEOLOGY OPEN SEMINAR/LECTURE

Tuesdays – 6:00 pm TO 9:00 pm

Steven Collins, PhD

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description

These lectures will be dealing with the issues and topics in archaeology that are needed by students, or are of a general interest. Collection of seven of these lectures/seminars will constitute a module for course credit.

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Block Courses & Intensives

Session 1

IRON AGE & BIBLICAL HISTORY

12 September through 14 September

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Gary A. Byers, PhD

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 4

Description
The Iron Age 1 world of the early Israelite occupation of Canaan and the latter Judges; the Iron Age 2 world of Israel’s United and Divided Monarchy; the rise of Neo-Assyria, Neo-Babylonia, and Persia—these are examined in this course which puts emphasis on ancient Near Eastern material culture, predominantly in the southern Levant. Topics include settlement dynamics, sedentary vs. nomadic populations, utilization of natural resources, city-state development, architecture, sanitation, burial customs, and how biblical history meshes with the Levantine Iron Age.

HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF THE BIBLE LANDS

17 October through 19 October

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

John W. Moore, PhD

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson NE, Suite 4

Description
This course offers a detailed examination of the geographical areas of the Bible Lands from an historical perspective, including important geographical, geological and topographical features of major regions and sub-locales. How the land affected population movements and cultural developments will also be addressed. Biblical events will be set amidst the geo-politico-cultural milieus of the ancient Near East.

Session 2

NEAR EASTERN ARCHAEOLOGY: BACKGROUNDS & METHODS

21 November through 23 November

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Brian Janeway, PhD

TSU Husted Hall – 7600 Jefferson NE, Suite 28

Description
This course examines the historical relationship between archaeology and the Bible, including: important personalities in, and contributors to, the field of Near Eastern and biblical archaeology; synchronizing ancient Near Eastern and biblical chronologies; important archaeological discoveries relating to the Bible; the foundations of archaeological methods and protocols; ascertaining the difference between archaeological realities and hoaxes; and the necessity of a dialogical relationship between archaeology and biblical studies.

ARCHAEOLOGY & hISTORY OF THE JERUSALEM TEMPLE

5 December through 7 December

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Jeannine Bulot, PhD(c)

TSU Husted Hall, 7600 Jefferson NE, Suite 4

Description
The Temple Mount in Old Jerusalem is probably the most controversial piece of real estate in the history of the world. Its history and archaeology are partly historical fact, partly reasoned speculation, with a smattering of urban legend. This course traces the successive control and/or use of this sacred precinct by the ancient Canaanites, Jebusites, Israelites, Assyrians, Babylonians, Persians, Greeks, Selucids, Hasmoneans, Herodians, Romans, Byzantines, Moslems, and Crusaders, with particular emphasis on the history, architecture and archaeology of the First (Solomonic) and Second (Herodian) Temple Periods.

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