Greetings from the Green Mountains

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Chandler Poling
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Greetings from the Green Mountains

Post by Chandler Poling » June 6th, 2019, 9:17 am

Greetings,

I'm new to the forum, and wanted to introduce myself. A lifetime goal has been to read through the Hebrew Bible and New Testament in the original languages. After years of procrastination, I recently got to work on completing this goal. I try to ready a bit every day. I started with the Gospel of John, and have been getting through about 15-20 verses per day.

It's been many years since my initial studies of Koine Greek, so I'm a bit rusty. Life happened and my academic aspirations were derailed, but my love of studying Greek and Hebrew remained. My day job is assisting people who are in housing crisis at a Community Action agency. My night job is being a dad and husband, and trying to squeeze in some time to read Greek each day.
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Chandler Poling
Bennington, Vermont, USA

Barry Hofstetter
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Re: Greetings from the Green Mountains

Post by Barry Hofstetter » June 6th, 2019, 9:59 am

Welcome to B-Greek. Moderator note: we need a real first and last name for your screen name, per B-Greek policy. Please contact a moderator concerning this.
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N.E. Barry Hofstetter
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Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy
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Jonathan Robie
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Re: Greetings from the Green Mountains

Post by Jonathan Robie » June 6th, 2019, 3:58 pm

Welcome to B-Greek, Chandler! I just changed your username using the name from your signature, you are good to go.
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Jason Hare
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Re: Greetings from the Green Mountains

Post by Jason Hare » June 6th, 2019, 11:39 pm

Hi, Chandler!

Welcome to B-Greek! Good luck with your continued reading of Greek and your improvement in the language.
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Jason A. Hare
Tel Aviv, Israel

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