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by Matthew Longhorn
September 26th, 2018, 1:26 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Giving feedback to people doing word studies
Replies: 7
Views: 560

Re: Giving feedback to people doing word studies

Nice, thanks - a few videos that I can watch through
by Matthew Longhorn
September 26th, 2018, 1:13 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Giving feedback to people doing word studies
Replies: 7
Views: 560

Re: Giving feedback to people doing word studies

Thanks Stirling, good to know that I am not just overthinking things and that there is an actual problem of how to respond in a positive way A young friend sent me a link to a recent lecture by a professor at Talbot/BIOLA on hermeneutics. The professor encouraged top down exegesis. Don't focus on mi...
by Matthew Longhorn
September 26th, 2018, 12:41 pm
Forum: Other
Topic: Giving feedback to people doing word studies
Replies: 7
Views: 560

Giving feedback to people doing word studies

I received an email from someone in my church the other day asking if I would be willing to read his article on the Greek words translated as tongues and languages. He is doing this for the church and doesn't have any Greek training so wanted me to check that there weren't any obvious issues. On the...
by Matthew Longhorn
September 14th, 2018, 3:36 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Books to help reading Hebrews
Replies: 9
Views: 837

Re: Books to help reading Hebrews

I have been relying on the new international Greek testament commentary and the exegetical summary volume from SIL so far
by Matthew Longhorn
September 10th, 2018, 8:34 am
Forum: Greek Language and Linguistics
Topic: New Linguistic Theories to learn
Replies: 13
Views: 798

Re: New Linguistic Theories to learn

Thanks Stephen. The article by Locatell and Andrasson references Bybee a lot and I certainly enjoyed that paper - that seems interesting and small enough with decent application as an area to get stuck into. Would there be any works I should read first in your opinion? I saw some books on cognitive ...
by Matthew Longhorn
September 10th, 2018, 2:33 am
Forum: Greek Language and Linguistics
Topic: New Linguistic Theories to learn
Replies: 13
Views: 798

Re: New Linguistic Theories to learn

Hi Mike, that is precisely my issue - the field being so huge that I don't even have a starting point. I am finding Tendahl's discussion of conceptual metaphors interesting at the moment so may eventually take some time there but would prefer something to get a bit of a broader understanding. On the...
by Matthew Longhorn
September 9th, 2018, 11:57 am
Forum: Greek Language and Linguistics
Topic: New Linguistic Theories to learn
Replies: 13
Views: 798

New Linguistic Theories to learn

Can anyone suggest a linguistic theory that would complement my reading on Relevance Theory? I will be continuing to focus on RT as, frankly, I don't even have a chance at becoming competent at that with the free time I have; that said, I want to start exposing myself to another theory with differen...
by Matthew Longhorn
September 4th, 2018, 1:18 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Hebrews 6:18-19
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Re: Hebrews 6:18-19

Just seen your edited post. Thanks
by Matthew Longhorn
September 4th, 2018, 1:09 pm
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Hebrews 6:18-19
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Re: Hebrews 6:18-19

Thanks. So we are to see the hope or the anchor (which is a metaphor for the hope) being firm, steadfast and having the property of moving behind the curtain? In other words our hope is to move beyond the curtain and be in the presence of God?
by Matthew Longhorn
September 4th, 2018, 11:14 am
Forum: What does this text mean?
Topic: Hebrews 6:18-19
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Re: Hebrews 6:18-19

Of course i meant relative pronoun above, not relative article