The Best Way to Learn the Biblical Languages

May 26, 2020 // Kevin Grasso Share this Post “Why should I learn to speak or write Greek or Hebrew when all I want to do is read it?” This is a question I have heard in a lot of various forms. Although I think there are many reasons why you should learn to use the biblical languages actively (which I … Read More

Biblical Language Pedagogy in Crisis (Part 3 of 3)

March 25, 2020 // David R. Miller, Ed.D. Share this Post After years of studying Greek and Hebrew, and also receiving a great deal of wisdom from advisors and friends, I decided to focus my dissertation on how biblical languages were currently being taught in Christian higher education. I had been talking with dozens of NT and OT language professors … Read More

Biblical Language Pedagogy in Crisis (Part 2 of 3)

March 25, 2020 // David R. Miller, Ed.D. Share this Post I was first introduced to the process of learning biblical languages in 2005/2006, and I enjoyed it. It was stimulating, enriching, and spiritually beneficial. But it was also strenuous, time-consuming, and expensive. When I was finished, I found myself struggling to retain proficiency in biblical languages and I was … Read More

Biblical Language Pedagogy in Crisis (Part 1 of 3)

March 25, 2020 // David R. Miller, Ed.D. Share this Post I surrendered my life to follow Christ in April of 2000, and I immediately fell in love with the Bible. I read it constantly and knew that it was the primary means for getting to know my Lord and Savior more personally. Shortly thereafter, several older Christians and local … Read More

Bible Translation and Biblical Language Competence: A Luxury?

March 24, 2020 // Paul O’Rear Share this Post For outsiders to the Bible translation community it may come as a surprise that a lot of our work, while checked against the original source language texts by translation consultants for accuracy, is generally translated from existing translations in what we call languages of wider communication (LWC). So a translation in … Read More