Category Archives: Greek

REPOSTED = Brad Schaefer – Michael Molnar and the Star of Bethlehem

(Reposted from October¬†2014.) A wonderful young man who grew up in this parish and completed his undergraduate and graduate studies (and postdoc?) in Astronomy at Louisiana State University let me know about a special seminar yesterday. Professor Brad Schaefer (whose … Continue reading

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Announcement = Lections, Hebrew and Greek notes, now being posted at another website

This is important. For the past several months I have been posting Lections, Hebrew notes, Greek notes, and even sermons at another website. I can tell from the Stats (how many people visit this website, where they live, which posts) … Continue reading

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Morning coffee 2016-05-26 – Catholic-Protestant Bibles and straw men in chairs

Elesha Coffman, “Why are Protestant and Catholic Bibles different?” at Christianity Today =¬†http://www.christianitytoday.com/history/2008/august/why-are-protestant-and-catholic-bibles-different.html?share=9iiOSaVXTxNgBdOZ8ejGPNqOxiKDkaK3. This grabbed my attention because it is an issue which interests me. And because Hebrew Bible was part of my graduate studies and have taught Biblical Hebrew … Continue reading

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Handout – Basic introduction to textual criticism of the Hebrew Bible

Prepared for a course I taught on Intermediate Biblical Hebrew. I am not a text critic nor the son of a text critic. But it is important and I tried to give the students a basic introduction. Introduction to Textual … Continue reading

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