Reading Genesis 1-3 within the Church's Living Tradition

Robert D. Holmstedt, Professor of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations at the University of Toronto,  focuses on the application of modern linguistic theory to West Semitic languages, particularly ancient Hebrew. He teaches all levels of Biblical Hebrew, Hebrew epigraphy, Phoenician, Ugaritic, Ge’ez (classical Ethiopic), and Comparative Semitics. Holmstedt’s primary research interest is the linguistic study of Northwest Semitic languages. For the last ten years he has focused on ancient Hebrew (everything up to, and sometimes including, Mishnaic Hebrew).  He is among a small but growing number of scholars who use generative linguistics in his study of ‘dead’ languages.

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Friday, February 21 at 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Gorman Faculty Lounge

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations

Target Audience

Students, Faculty & Staff

Topic

Academic

Group
Braniff Graduate School, Constantin College
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