Professor: Mark Vander Hart (USA)
Time: June 3 – 28, 2019, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays

Place: Riga, Akas str. 13, 9:00-12:00.
(In English)


An intensive study of the grammar, syntax and vocabulary of Biblical Hebrew, including the study of selected Old Testament passages (including portions in the books of Ruth and Jonah).

Course textbooks:

Pratico, Gary D., and Miles V. van Pelt.  Basics of Biblical Hebrew: grammar.  3rd ed.  Grand Rapids: Zondervan. 2019.  Includes an interactive study-aid CD-rom.

Pratico, Gary D., and Miles V. van Pelt. Basics of Biblical Hebrew: workbook.  2nd ed.  Grand Rapids: Zondervan. 2007 (2001).

Mitchel, Larry A.  A Student’s Vocabulary for Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic.  Rev. ed.  Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2017.


Rev. Mark Vander Hart is Associate Professor of Old Testament Studies, Mid-America Reformed Seminary.

He is a member of the Society for Biblical Literature, the Evangelical Theological Society, the Calvin Studies Society, and the National Association of Professors of Hebrew.  Rev. Vander Hart has taught in Cyprus, Ukraine, Myanmar, Latvia, and India.

Previously taught at BRTS: Pre-Exilic Prophets; Post-Exilic Prophets; Ecclesiology; Pentateuch, Old Testament History; Messianic Message in OT; Biblical Greek; Biblical Hebrew.


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