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Free, Online, Seminary-Level Courses Taught from a Conservative, Reformed Perspective
Courses on this website are available to anyone interested in learning theology. If you are a registered student with MINTS International Seminary, you can also receive academic credit. If you are not a MINTS student, I can show you how to enroll for free.

Most classes require approximately 15 hours of online instruction, homework assignments, outside reading assignments with reading reports, and a course paper. Specific requirements are stipulated in the introduction at the beginning of each course.

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Courses

The textbook for this course is New Testament Greek for Beginners (first edition, public domain) by J. Gresham Machen. Students can download a free PDF version of the textbook after signing in to the Moodle classroom. The course includes the first 16 lessons in Machen's book. It teaches basic noun and verb forms as well as adjectives and pronouns. Classes are taught in 16 one-hour, live-lecture sessions. Homework will be assigned after each session. The course also includes a mid-term and a final exam.
Introduction to Biblical Greek, Part Two
The textbook for this course is New Testament Greek for Beginners (first edition, public domain) by J. Gresham Machen. Students can download a free PDF version of the textbook after signing in to the Moodle classroom. The course includes lessons 17 through 33 in Machen's book. It teaches additional verbal forms that were not covered in Part One. Classes are taught in 17 one-hour, live-lecture sessions. Homework will be assigned after each session. The course also includes a mid-term and a final exam.
This course follows chapters 1 through 15 of  Biblical Hebrew: A Discourse-Based Approach by Frederic Clarke Putnam.Students can download a free PDF version of the textbook after signing in to the Moodle classroom. The course teaches basic grammatical forms including nouns, Qal verbs, adjectives and infinitives. Classes are taught in 15 one-hour, live-lecture sessions. Homework will be assigned after each session. The course also includes a mid-term and a final exam.

Introduction to Biblical Hebrew, Part Two

This course follows chapters 16 through 31 of Biblical Hebrew: A Discourse-Based Approach by Frederic Clarke Putnam. Students can download a free PDF version of the textbook after signing in to the Moodle classroom. The course reviews additional verbal forms such as the Nifal, Piel, Pual, Hitpael, Hifil, Hofal, and various verbal roots. Classes are taught in 16 one-hour, live-lecture sessions. Homework will be assigned after each session. The course also includes a mid-term and a final exam.