Hebrew · Hebrew Poetry

On Hebrew Poetics (A Brief Introduction and Refutation)

Suffice it to say that one spends several years learning basic skills in reading and interpreting the Hebrew Bible, but then after all the “rules” one learns (whether those passed down from Medieval Masoretes or ancient scholastics schooled in Greek and Latin works), suddenly one enters the strange world of Hebrew “Poetry”. This strange new… Continue reading On Hebrew Poetics (A Brief Introduction and Refutation)

Biblical Languages · Greek · Hebrew

Another Post On Learning Biblical Languages

Elizabeth Groves (a recently hired Lecturer of Old Testament and Professor at Westminster Theological Seminary) posted several practical presentations on why we should take the time to learn Biblcal languages.  I enjoyed them (but then again I love learning languages…as painful as that can be). Best of all is this music video about learning Koine Greek… Continue reading Another Post On Learning Biblical Languages