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Fall 2023 Course Offering

Covenant and the Garden of Eden – Class Canceled – Will be rescheduled.

Rev. Stephanie Pavlantos, Instructor

This eight-week online study on Creation and Covenant, is presented from an ancient Near East point of view.  It will discuss creation and creation language in covenant, as well as the covanants of Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses, David and Messiah.  It will also show the Tabernacle as a portable Garden of Eden and discuss how the Garden shows up in other ways in Scripture.

Course Materials:

The Epic of Eden by Dr. Sandra Richter

The Temple Revealed in Creation by Dr. Dinah Dye

The Temple Revealed in the Garden: Priests and Kings by Dr. Dinah Dye         

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Fall 2023 Course Offering

Biblical Hebrew 3 – Starting Wednesday, October 4th, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. EST

This 12-week online course is open to students and non-students.  Each class runs for 90 minutes.

Dr. Lucille Alstine will be teaching this course.

Course Description:  Biblical Hebrew III continues where Hebrew II left off – Chapter 13 and the imperfect verb form. Students now focus on translating the English Tree of Life Bible into Hebrew where Old Testament (Tanakh) references occur.  The class practices their Hebrew reference skill in Luke of the New Testament (B’rit Hadasha). Grammar lectures at this point are twenty minutes in length.  The remainder of the class period is spent desciphering biblical Hebrew references.  Classes meet online Wednesdays from 11: 00 a.m. to 12: 30 p.m.  The course is 12 weeks long.


The First Hebrew Primer: The Adult Beginner’s Path to Biblical Hebrew (Third Ed.) by Ethelyn Simon, Linda Motzkin, et al (1991).  (New books are $44.  Used texts can be purchased online for around $22.)   This book will also be used for Hebrew III.

Answer Book for The First Hebrew Primer by Ethelyn Simon and Dorey Brandt-Finell (2002).  (New books are $10.  Used books run around $6 online.

The Tree of Life Bible

Tuition Cost: $110.00  (This course is open to students and non-students.)

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Coming in September 2023!

Biblical Archaeology 3 with Ted Wright from Epic Archaeology.  Starting Thursday, September 21 at 7:00 PM EST.  

Course Description:  This six-week online course picks up where Biblical Archaeology 3 left off.  It will focus on New Testament archaeological findings.

There are no required books for this class, but Ted will be sharing various resources throughout the course.

Tuition Cost: $79.00  (This course is open to students and non-students.)

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Biblical Greek Coming Winter 2024

Craig Van Alstine, M.Div., Instructor

More information to come!


Besorah Class Information

Student Tuition for Certificate Classes:  $110.00 per regular course.  Books are in addition to tuition and need to be purchased by the student.

(Special classes vary in tuition cost and are open to both students and non-students.)

Most Textbooks available through Amazon and the Christian Book Distributors

Registering for Classes:  New Students must make application to the Institute and be accepted before signing up for courses.  (Applications posted under “Programs.”)   Click here for more information.

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For questions, registering for classes, or applying to become a student at Besorah contact:

Dr. Deborah Burd, President
Besorah Institute for Judaic-Christian Studies & Biblical Research
P.O. Box 278
Twinsburg, Ohio  44087
(330) 622-0481  or