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3 Aravnah HaYevusi
Hebron Road, 9411602
P.O. Box 1276, Mt. Zion
9101202 Jerusalem, Israel
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Rockford, IL, 61108
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ACADEMIC AIMS
| Advanced Understanding of Biblical Studies

Firstly, for students to gain an advanced understanding of biblical studies, especially the Old Testament Scriptures, the roots of the New Testament in the Old Testament, and the Greco-Roman-Judean World of the first century. Students master the history and geography of the land, and study aspects of Judaic and Semitic languages, and learn to use the historical, geographical, archaeological, cultural and linguistic data in the interpretation of Scripture.
 
| Advanced Understanding of the Cultures of the Region

Secondly, to introduce the students to the culture and religions of the area, especially Judaism, Islam and the variety of Christian traditions, so that they may gain a better understanding of the interplay of ideologies and customs in the Middle Eastern historical, political, and social relationships. To achieve this, students are engaged in the study of modern Hebrew and Arabic; Jewish and Islamic thought, practice, and history; and they are encouraged to have a dialog with members of the local community.
 
| Integrating a Biblical Worldview

Thirdly, to guide the students in the process of relating their academic studies to the biblical perspective, the Christian faith and their vocational interests.

 
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