It’s hard for native speakers to avoid the conclusion that you are uneducated, or stupid even, if you speak their language less than satisfactorily. On Thursday a woman asked me if I knew how to read. I was dumbfounded and so simply replied by saying, “Qui? Molière?” She laughed.
Ben Witherington III offers some clear and concise thoughts on familial and gender language in the NT in a recent article in the Biblical Archaeological Review Magazine. While the article cited is not extended or detailed enough to offer a convincing argument in favor of his thoughts, it is nonetheless interesting to read what Dr. […]
Yes. Moore College professor George Athas writes: A friend of mine who pastors a congregation told me of a young man in his church who was heading off to study at a theological college. This young man approached my friend for advice on making a choice: should he study Greek when he got to college, […]
An Alaskan radio station is reporting on the dire reception of a new Tlingit (an indigenous people of the Pacific Northwest Coast of America) encyclopedia. “The problem is: The language in the book is not recognizable by contemporary scholars, or Native Tlingit speakers.” All in all, the story is absolutely baffling and provides a very […]