"Permit me to dream for a moment. How about a Teen Challenge program of memorization of Scripture in the original languages? Going into the program, inductees would have to have a firm grasp of the languages already, and a commitment to detox from a culture that tells them it’s normal to know dialogue from their favorite TV shows and song from their favorite songstresses by heart, but not Psalm 23 in Hebrew and 1 Corinthians 13 in Greek even if they studied the requisite languages for years. Coming off the program, graduates would be able to pick up their original language Bibles and sight-read a core of important passages with ease and pleasure. A foundation on which to build." (Read the whole post here.)"My" computer is back, by the way. It's actually a different computer, but with everything set up and (mostly) running the way I had it before. I now have a recent backup of my data too. Nice!
Thursday, July 24, 2008
Biblical Languages "Teen Challenge"
Here's John Hobbin's with a variation on Teen Challenge: