Jun 09, 2005 Print This Article

Concordia Seminary Offers Saturday Greek Classes

Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, announces Saturday Greek instruction for those contemplating seminary enrollment, laity (men and women) who wish to gain a valuable tool for Bible study and pastors who wish to sharpen their Greek skills. Classes will begin Sept. 10, 2005 on the Seminary campus and will run from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Generous financial assistance is available.

“Based on the success of Saturday Greek instruction during its first five years, we are very willing to offer it again this coming year,” commented Rev. Glen Thomas, vice president for seminary relations at Concordia Seminary. “Many who are contemplating seminary enrollment perceive Greek to be a significant obstacle. These classes will allow many people within a reasonable drive of the Seminary the opportunity to master New Testament Greek without leaving their current employment. We also hope that many who are not contemplating seminary enrollment, but simply wish to learn Greek for the benefit it will offer them in Bible study, will participate. We even encourage pastors to enroll in order to improve their Greek skills.”

In order to be eligible, students must have completed 48 semester hours of college/university course work in the past from accredited colleges or universities. Classes will follow the schedule for the Seminary’s academic year, with breaks at holidays and between academic quarters. All students must pre-register prior to Sept. 8. For more information and a registration form, contact: Registrar, Concordia Seminary, 801 Seminary Place., St. Louis, MO 63105; 314-505-7107; registrar@csl.edu.