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20 July - preaching at Springton Lake Presbyterian Church
24 August - preaching at Covenant Presbyterian Church (Harleysville, PA)
Author Archives: fputnam
Reading notes Abraham Notes on vocabulary, grammar, and syntax of the Hebrew text of the biblical stories about Abraham, intended as a resource for beginning students.
On the Nature of This Course This essay forms the major part of the syllabi for all courses that I teach, at all levels. It addresses reading, conversing, writing, research, and grading.
alpha chi epsilon new edition A paper on pedagogy, read to the chapter of Alpha Chi Epsilon at Cairn University.
The New School of Theology : A Proposal This “white paper” proposes a new approach to post-secondary or graduate-level theological education (seminary, divinity school).
Commencement Address : The Covenant School 2014 An address delivered to the graduating seniors, faculty, et al., at The Covenant School, Charlottesville, VA, on 24 May 2014.
Gn 44 – whose story This paper presents a textlinguistic analysis of the Hebrew text of Gn 44.1-13, and then compares the results of this to the same verses in the New Living Translation (first edition) in order to ask … Continue reading
Textbook Answer Key, chs. 1-18 : An answer key to the first eighteen chapters of Learning & Reading Biblical Hebrew (unpublished).
Learning & Reading Biblical Hebrew This file contains the complete text (pdf) of a pre-publication version of A New Grammar of Biblical Hebrew, now published by Sheffield Phoenix (2010).