The Heritage of Samaritan Hebrew in the Second Temple Period

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This week’s ANELC eLecture was presented by Dr. Stefan Schorch, who is working on a collaborative project to develop a lexicon of Samaritan Hebrew. Samaritans separated from the main Jewish

Egyptian Language in the Hebrew Bible

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Professor Gary A. Rendsburg gave this week’s ANELC eLecture on ancient Near Eastern linguistic connections between Egyptian and ancient Hebrew. The lecture flowed naturally from last week’s, given on linguistic

Genesis Myths & Other Origin Narratives

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With the sudden rise in interest for online lectures and interactive content, I was invited by fellow biblical studies scholar, Dr. Brian LePort, to an interview about ancient Near Eastern

Egyptian Influences in Semitic Languages

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This past Wednesday, the ANELC eLecture was presented by Dr. Aaron Rubin, a Semiticist at Penn State University. Dr. Rubin walked us through linguistic exchanges that suggest kinship between Egyptian

Prayers and Incantations for Healing in Akkadian and Aramaic

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On Wednesday, the University College London and King’s College London hosted Dr. Mark Geller to present for the Ancient Near Eastern Language in Contact 2020 eLecture series. About 100 people logged

Reverse Human Suffering

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Thoughts While Watching Twelve Monkeys, the Sci-Fi TV Series, in 2020, Part IX of IX The consistent overarching narrative in the 12 Monkeys plot deals with how and why human

For the Girls

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Thoughts While Watching Twelve Monkeys, the TV Series, in 2020, Part VIII of IX As I neared the end of the Twelve Monkeys series, I realized how amazing it was

Let’s Talk About Jennifer Goines

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Thoughts While Watching Twelve Monkeys, the Sci-Fi TV Series, in 2020, Part VII of IX Jennifer Goines, who is brilliantly portrayed by Emily Hampshire, is easily the series favorite. She

The Value of A Life

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Thoughts While Watching Twelve Monkeys, the TV Series, in 2020, Part VI of IX The point of greatest contention between the two brothers, Cole and Ramse, happens when each are

ANELC eLecture Series: ‘Language Contact between Hittite and Sumer’ by Dr. Mark Weeden

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Alt: Why Biblical Commentary is Among the World’s Oldest Professions Today was the premier lecture for the Ancient Near Eastern Language in Contact 2020 eLecture series, hosted by University College London