Yearly Archives: 2017

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Live instruction right to your home

BLC is proud to announce the launch of its Live Video Classes! This milestone is exciting because BLC's acclaimed classroom pedagogy is now being extended to the online world, making the learning of the biblical languages more accessible to more people. The Live Video Classes differ from the Living Biblical Hebrew and Living Koiné Greek Online Courses that have [...]

Why Christian Aramaic if it is not the Aramaic of the OT?

After more than a decade of providing curricula in biblical Hebrew and Koine Greek, we are excited to offer our first book in Aramaic: Living Christian Aramaic: Introduction Part One ! As you might be aware, Christian Aramaic, also commonly known as Classical Syriac, is a different dialect of Aramaic from that found in the Hebrew Bible / Old [...]

By |2017-08-11T07:45:31+00:00August 11th, 2017|ancient language acquisition, Aramaic|0 Comments

Why learn Syriac?

Special guest post by Jordash Kiffiak, co-author of Living Christian Aramaic   Syriac is not merely the dialect of Aramaic that provides learners with the largest body of Aramaic literature, including a lengthy catalog of Christian texts written in a Semitic language and related to the Bible and the earliest followers of Jesus. Syriac also [...]

By |2017-08-17T10:23:02+00:00August 11th, 2017|ancient language acquisition, Aramaic, Blog, Syriac|0 Comments