Linguistics and the Biblical Text

  Conveners: Elizabeth Robar, William A. Ross      Email conveners

This research group will address topic and focus in both Biblical Hebrew and Greek this year. Papers will provide a brief history of scholarship, including outstanding problems and some innovative view in the area of topic and focus for either Biblical Hebrew or Biblical Greek.

Papers will be posted online a month ahead of time, with a 20-minute summary to be given during the Research Group meeting, followed by a designated respondent and open discussion.

  • William Ross, Reformed Theological Seminary, Presiding (5 min)
  • David J. Fuller, McMaster Divinity College
    Cohesion as a Criterion for the Pragmatics of Biblical Hebrew Word Order: A New Proposal (20 min)
  • Kevin Grosso, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Respondent (15 min)
  • Discussion (15 min)
  • Aaron Michael Jensen, South African Theological Seminary
    Fronted Adjuncts and What They Teach Us about Information Structure (20 min)
  • Travis Wright, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, Respondent (15 min)
  • Discussion (15 min)
  • Business Meeting (15 min)
This group is meeting online December 10, 1pm-3pm
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Research Group for the IBR
This group is meeting online
12/10/2020 01:00 PM
12/10/2020 03:00 PM
Linguistics and the Biblical Text

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