Studying the Cultural Context of the Bible

December 2, 2020 // The Biblical Languages Podcast Share this Post In this episode, Kevin and Josh share why studying the cultural context of the Bible is important, as well as how you can start doing it! Here are some topics they touch on: The biblical examples discussed are the Exodus narrative in the Old Testament and Ephesians 2:14. Show … Read More

How to Learn the Biblical Languages

November 20, 2020 // The Biblical Languages Podcast Share this Post In this episode of the Biblical Languages Podcast, Kevin and Josh share their personal journeys – the good and the bad – of learning the biblical languages. You’ll also learn some practical methods and elements of effective language acquisition, including: Show notes The following study was referenced in this … Read More

Why Learn the Biblical Languages?

November 13, 2020 // The Biblical Languages Podcast Share this Post In this episode of the Biblical Languages Podcast, Kevin Grasso and Josh Mann discuss the “pay-off” of knowing the languages, and unpack a few examples from the biblical text. Here’s a snapshot of what you can expect: The biblical examples discussed are בְּצֶדֶק from Psalm 17:15 and ἡ τελεία … Read More

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