new to the world

Kevin W. Woodruff cierpke at
Mon Jun 25 18:08:05 EDT 2001


There is a new one that you may want to check out published by Zondervan by
Gary D. Pratico and Miles V. Van Pelt. I saw galley proofs of this at the
Evangelical Theological Society meeting and it looks great

                        Basics of Biblical Hebrew Grammar
                                                      Gary D. Pratico and
Miles V.
                                                      Van Pelt
                        Basics of Biblical Hebrew Workbook
                                                      Gary D. Pratico and
Miles V.
                                                      Van Pelt

There is also a new one out by Baker called  Introducing Biblical Hebrew
List price US$39.99; ISBN 0801021472 by Dr. Allen Ross


At 12:46 PM 6/25/2001 -0400, you wrote:
>Hello everyone,
>I am new to the Hebrew world.  Actually, I'm so new that I have not yet
>touched a textbook.  I'm going to start self studying soon and I thought I
>could get some advice on which textbook series to use.
>I have heard of ones by Kittle, Seow, and Kelley, and have heard raving
>positives and raving negatives about all three.  What do you guys
>Another option I was considering was doing a little preschool (a primer or
>so) such as The First Hebrew Primer: Third Edition by Ethelyn Simon.  This
>could ease me into it and help me learn the alphebet real well before I
>start serious study.  This also will correspond well with my upcoming
>plans, ie taking a year of intense graduate study in engineering and
>having a baby in eight months!  Considering those, and my continued
>interest to study Greek which I am pretty far along, I may only have time
>for some background study.
>I'm open to any advice.  Thanks and hello again,
>Pete Richert

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