Author Archives: Daniel R. Streett

About Daniel R. Streett

Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Houston Baptist University

Loeb is a Many Splendored Thing

You’ll want to be sure to keep an eye on the forthcoming digital Loeb Classical Library (HT: Ken Penner). The link includes a 2 minute video that gives some screenshots. The interface should be ready by this fall. It will be … Continue reading

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2013 Annual SBL Plans

I’m looking forward to this year’s annual meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. This year the Society meets in Baltimore from Nov 23-26. I will be presenting a paper in the Early Jewish Christian Relations section, chaired by Judy … Continue reading

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Philostratus’ Life of Apollonius of Tyana for Bibleworks

Thanks to Michael Hanel of the Bibleworks blog, Bibleworks users now have access to the Greek text and an English translation of Philostratus’ Life of Apollonius of Tyana, a 3rd century CE work that is

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An Interview About Greek Pedagogy

You might be interested in checking out a fairly substantial written interview I did with Thomas Hudgins about communicative Greek pedagogy. He has just posted it over at his blog. Thomas is an Ed.D. student at Southeastern Seminary in North Carolina. To … Continue reading

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Classical Language Academy Living Greek Courses

I recently alerted readers to Sebastian Carnazzo’s online Greek courses. Sebastian informs me that he now has his course site up and running. It can be found here: Classical Language Academy. Sebastian teaches online courses using Randall Buth’s Living Koine Greek … Continue reading

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A Koine Greek Immersion Event in Lexington, KY

Michael Halcomb of Pisteuomen is hosting a conversational Koine weekend in Lexington, KY. This would be a great way for anyone within driving distance to get their feet wet speaking Greek or to get further practice and network with others … Continue reading

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A Review of Randall Buth’s Living Koine Greek Material

Whenever anyone asks me how they can work toward Greek fluency on their own, I always point them to Randall Buth’s materials, produced and sold by the Biblical Language Center. They use pictures and audio to help the student internalize … Continue reading

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Conversational Greek Online Course

Readers may be interested in checking out Michael Halcomb’s online Greek course. I believe he will be using a reconstructed (“Buthian”) pronunciation. One thing’s for sure: you certainly can’t beat the price! It’s obvious that this is a labor of … Continue reading

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Demand Change!

You say you want a revolution in Greek teaching? I do too! But what is needed to bring about such a pedagogical reformation? I think the history of foreign language teaching in the United States can give us some idea. … Continue reading

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Christmas Songs in Koine Greek

For your lyrical pleasure this χ-mas, I point you to several Christmas songs in ancient Greek: O Come O Come Emmanuel, which I translated and posted last November. O Holy Night, from Louis Sorenson, who catalogs audio resources at Let’s … Continue reading

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