Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Latin Scholar in the Making

Little Elijah is determined to start early. We were sitting together and he started reaching for my Dictionary of Ecclesiastical Latin. There’s gotta be something to say for knowing what you want to do early in life.

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Matchbook

Kindle Matchbook debuts today. The Kindle version of select titles are available for very low prices (or free) if you previously purchased a physical copy of that book. All you have to do is log into your account through the … Continue reading

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Typos and Translation

I love the translation work I do. There are few things in the world of research that make me happier than translating a difficult passage. My work in the Glossa Ordinaria, however, has the tendency to drive me crazy. It isn’t … Continue reading

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Brad House’s Community: A Review

Below is a review of Brad House’s book Community that I wrote a few months back. I have also included a detailed outline of the book’s contents in case you are looking for more substance than my summary provides. Community: Taking Your … Continue reading

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Zwingli on Learning Greek

I have firmly decided to study Greek. Nobody except God can prevent it. It is not a matter of personal ambition, but one of understanding the most Sacred Writings. –Ulrich Zwingli via Rodney Decker’s Koine Greek Reader

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Biblical Greek Exegesis: A Graded Approach to Learning Intermediate and Advanced Greek: A Review

George H. Guthrie and J. Scott Duvall, Biblical Greek Exegesis, (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1998); 173p, $24.99. Sensing an inherent flaw in the traditional pedagogical approach to second year biblical Greek studies, Guthrie and Duvall seek to provide professors and students with … Continue reading

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Neal Windham’s New Testament Greek for Preachers and Teachers: A Review

You have learned some basics about New Testament Greek either out of desire or compulsion (a degree requirement). Now what? How does the Greek student apply that knowledge to his lesson/sermon? Neal Windham’s New Testament Greek for Preachers and Teachers … Continue reading

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