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July 2018

Greek in a Week: Learning to Read the New Testament in Greek

Mon 23 July 2018, 8:30 am to Sat 28 July 2018, 2:30 pm
The New Testament is both a very familiar, and at the same time, a very strange text. Distant from today’s English, both linguistically and culturally, the poetry and prose of the original texts speak of long vanished Empires, the abuse of power and the plight of the poor and disadvantaged. To encounter the text in its original language is to step into a world of priests and kings, wandering rabbis and provincial governors. An earlier time when the rich and… Read more

August 2018

Introduction to Biblical Hebrew

Mon 13 August 2018, 8:30 am to Wed 15 August 2018, 2:30 pm
Reading the Old Testament in the language in which it was written is to open a window into a different world and times. We are as a culture more than 3,000 years distant from the nomadic tribes who wandered the Middle East from amongst whom emerged a radical new understanding of Creation and the Creator. Learning to read Biblical Hebrew is an adventure in difference. Ancient Hebrew is linguistically distant from European languages and employs structures and techniques to impart… Read more

August 2019

Greek in a Week 2019: Learning to Read the New Testament in Greek

Mon 26 August, 9:00 am to Sat 31 August, 4:00 pm
The New Testament is both a very familiar, and at the same time, a very strange text. Distant from today’s English, both linguistically and culturally, the poetry and prose of the original texts speak of long vanished Empires, the abuse of power and the plight of the poor and disadvantaged. To encounter the text in its original language is to step into a world of priests and kings, wandering rabbis and provincial governors. An earlier time when the rich and… Read more
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