Description - Graded Reader of Biblical Hebrew by Gary Davis Pratico
"A Graded Reader of Biblical Hebrew" is the ideal next-step resource for the student who has completed a year of elementary Hebrew, or it can be used as a refresher for the pastor or scholar whose language skills have diminished due to lack of use. Immersion in the language is the best way to reinforce what you have already learned and to gain greater proficiency in using the language for exegesis and preaching. "A Graded Reader of Biblical Hebrew" is a structured introduction to the reading of biblical Hebrew texts. Through these readings, you will be able to review basic Hebrew grammar, become familiar with issues of intermediate grammar, and gain confidence in handling the Hebrew text. The readings chosen for inclusion, which are arranged generally in order of increasing difficulty, span the whole of the Old Testament and represent some of the most important Old Testament texts from the standpoint of biblical history, theology, and exegesis. The many notes that accompany the text include information on grammar, exegetically significant constructions, vocabulary words, idioms, bibliographic information, and more.
Parsing exercises are included with each reading, and there is room for you to write your own English translation.
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Author Biography - Gary Davis Pratico
Gary D. Pratico (Th.D., Harvard Divinity School) is professor of Old Testament and director of the Hebrew language program at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He has been teaching Hebrew for nearly thirty years. He is coauthor with Miles Van Pelt of Basics of Biblical Hebrew (grammar and workbook) and The Vocabulary Guide to Biblical Hebrew. Miles V. Van Pelt (Ph.D., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is assistant professor of Old Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi. He has also taught at Gordon College and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is coauthor with Gary Pratico of Basics of Biblical Hebrew and The Vocabulary Guide to Biblical Hebrew.