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Daniel R. Streett, Ph.D.
Houston Baptist University.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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