Abba Doesn’t Mean ‘Daddy’

| May 13, 2013

Earlier today I saw something come up in my Twitter account that I appreciated. It was a tweet from New Testament professor Will Varner. The link Will provided led me to this online post at the Gospel Coalition site: “Does Abba Mean ‘Daddy’?” The brief post outlines why the answer is no. Scholars have actually […]

My Thoughts on Nephilim: Answering a Criticism

| March 7, 2013

Some readers have drawn my attention to this recent criticism of my understanding of the morphology of the word nephilim. I left some comments on that blog site, but thought it would be worth a post here. I’ll try to be brief (stop laughing). First, it is true that most scholars see nephilim (spelled npylym […]

MEMRA Online Ancient Language Courses for 2013

| January 11, 2013

The MEMRA schedule for 2013 has now been posted! MEMRA is in its third year and has transitioned to offering only ancient language courses. Each course lasts one year (52 weeks) so as to stretch two semesters of grammar for student convenience and low pressure pacing.¬†There will be two modules that have their start in […]

Ancient Language Study with Mike

| August 2, 2010

Just wanted to issue a reminder on this. †You’ll recall that I decided last year to teach people Hebrew and Greek by walking them through a Hebrew and Greek grammar over the course of a year. †October will mark the end of that year-long commitment. †If anyone is interested in repeating that process, please email […]

MEMRA Institute Update Note

| July 6, 2010

Just a quick note. †I have gotten a number of emails that have led to some changes in the ancient languages offerings that begin in October in my online institute. †See here for the changes, especially if you are interested in Ugaritic or Aramaic. Technorati Tags: Aramaic, learn, online, Ugaritic