Tag Archives: Greek

Why I Study Languages

My current Masters program is heavy on languages. It has over five semesters of Biblical Hebrew along with classes in Greek, Syriac, Aramaic, Modern Hebrew, and other comparative Semitic languages. People assume that I must be naturally gifted in languages … Continue reading

Posted in Things That Stir My Affections | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Summer Reading List

I am usually overly ambitious in planning my reading for any season. This is usually exacerbated by the anticipated lack of required reading for classes. It is, however, better to aim high because in the words of Brother Dave, “you … Continue reading

Posted in Things That Stir My Affections, Top 5 Lists | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Letter From My Greek Professor

This is an open letter from Dr. Black to all his students in his Mark Exegesis class.  It is from his excellent blog and I thought I would share it here with you. Dear Students, I hope you’re enjoying as … Continue reading

Posted in School, Things That Stir My Affections | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Trying and Learning

So, I had to present Mark Chapter 6 today to my Greek class.  It was humbling to be honest.  My teacher took the first 5 to 10 minutes to point out all the errors (including grammatical mistakes in English) in … Continue reading

Posted in Goodness | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

The Divine Passive

When I was going through grade school I would have never imagined that I would come to enjoy grammar as much as I do.  (This does not mean that I am good at it).  Grammar, like most things, did not … Continue reading

Posted in Goodness | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment