Intermediate Latin Courses

Intermediate Latin Readings: Reformed Confessions

For students who have already learned the Latin grammar system and are eager to develop their Latin skills further with focused study on Protestant texts, we offer this 2-credit course, Intermediate Latin Readings: Reformed Confessions.

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These courses will solidify your knowledge of Latin grammar, strengthen and broaden your vocabulary, particularly for reading theological texts, and improve your translation skills. Additionally, students will sharpen their composition skills.

The primary texts for this course will be the Latin translations of the Westminster Confession of Faith and the Heidelberg Catechism. This course will also cover texts relevant to the background and theology of these two monuments of Reformation era theology.

It takes place over the course of fifteen weeks, with one 2-hr. live online class every two weeks, and 4-5 hrs. of homework per week. It will be offered in the Spring 2020 semester (January 20-May 8).