Introductory Intensive Biblical Hebrew
Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs. 9pm Eastern
Level: This course is intended for beginners.
Textbook: Weingreen, Joseph, A Practical Grammar for Classical Hebrew, 2nd Edition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1959). ISBN 0-19-815422-4
Sections capped at: 5 students. If the course is sold-out, please fill out this waiting-list form.
W. David Nelson
W. David Nelson holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from the University of Virginia and both an M.A. in Bible and Cognate Studies and a Ph.D. in Hebraic and Cognate Studies from Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion. His specialization is Judaism and Christianity in the period of Classical Antiquity, with a focus on early Jewish biblical interpretation, legal literature, and textual traditions. He has published six books, along with numerous chapters and articles, and his language training includes Biblical, Classical, Medieval and Modern Hebrew and Aramaic. David currently serves as Chair of the Midrash Section for the Society of Biblical Literature and as President of the Society of Race, Ethnicity and Religion. He has served on the faculties of the University of Dayton and Washington University in St. Louis and as the inaugural Associate Professor and Director of Jewish Studies at TCU and Brite Divinity School. He has also both studied and served as a Visiting Research Professor at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. David brings to Telepaideia 20+ years of pedagogical experience, having worked with secondary, undergraduate, and graduate students in a variety of institutional and classroom settings.