Textbooks: Kelley, Page H., Mynatt, Daniel S., Crawford, Timothy G., The Masorah of Biblia Hebraica Stuttgartensia (Eerdmans, 1998); Tim Hegg, Introduction to the Masorah (TR, 2003).
Instructor: Tim Hegg, M.Div., Th.M.
Course Options: This class can be taken as a standalone class or can be taken as part of a certificate program.
Standalone: Introduction to the Masorah of BHS; the history of the Masorah; reading selected texts and observing the Masorah notes. Prerequisite: 503Heb
Program Path: Those who are looking for a more structured workload will find this course is nor required for any program but can be taken as an elective. This class counts for 2 quarter hours within any certificate program.
Course Requirements: Prerequisite 503Heb. This class requires the ability to proficiently read the English language, watch and listen to video lectures, and basic knowledge of a computer with an internet connection. Live online classes are also required each week, and the teacher will work with students to find a time that works best for the majority of people. Headphones and a microphone are also required for the online class.
Workload: The average workload each week is around 3 hours. This includes an hour-long lecture, an hour-long live class, assigned reading, as well as interaction in the class forum. A final exam is also required at the end of the class to complete the course.