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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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Online Living Greek Course Opportunity

My readers may be interested in the Greek course offered by the Catholic Education Center. They will be using Randall Buth’s materials for their textbook and living language methods for their instruction. It looks like they hope eventually to offer … Continue reading

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New Videos from the Biblical Language Center

You’ll want to be sure to read about and check out the new videos the Biblical Language Center has posted here, taken during their recent “Jesus in Jerusalem” Koine Greek immersion experience in January. The first video provides

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Some New Koine Greek Videos

Fellow blogger Michael Halcomb has begun posting some communicative Greek κινηματογραφικά at his website Pisteuomen under the series title Νοουμεν Ελληνις (that should probably be ἑλληνιστὶ νοοῦμεν or νοοῦμεν τὰ ἑλληνικά/τὴν ἑλληνικήν). I believe Michael is freshly back

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A Post-break Post

The holiday break officially ended for me on Monday, as classes started up again. Over the holidays, the pressing demands of leisure made it just impossible for me to post, but now the time has been fulfilled and a new … Continue reading

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The Great Greek Pronunciation Debate (SBL 2011 Report, pt. 3)

At this year’s annual Society of Biblical Literature meeting in San Francisco, there was a session sponsored jointly by the Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics Section and the Applied Linguistics for Biblical Languages Group that addressed the topic of Greek … Continue reading

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James 2 and the Lord’s Supper (SBL 2011 Report, pt. 2)

The SBL meeting really begins in earnest on Saturday morning. I was scheduled to present a paper at 9am on Saturday morning in the section entitled “The Letters of James, Peter, and Jude.” It’s chaired by Duane F. Watson and … Continue reading

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SBL 2011 – A Report pt. 1

SBL stands for the Society of Biblical Literature, which is the scholarly guild for scholars in the field of Biblical studies. Each year, the society holds its annual meeting the weekend before Thanksgiving. This year, the meeting was in San … Continue reading

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