[b-hebrew] Hebrew Bible PhD programs (Joseph Justiss)

James Christian jc.bhebrew at googlemail.com
Wed Jul 28 15:58:26 EDT 2010


So, they expect a high standard right? Are theses generally written in
English or Modern Hebrew or both?

James Christian

On 28 July 2010 22:10, Randall Buth <randallbuth at gmail.com> wrote:

> Israeli Universities tend to take a long time because the
> incoming students usually need several years of work to
> get to the appropriate levels.
>
> One former student of mine is finishing up a PhD, writing on
> the language of Yermiyahu. He's doing a good job and having
> fun. I believe that he has spent seven years total in the
> program, not counting two preparatory years.
> But he knows his material.
>
> blessings
> Randall
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 10:03 PM, James Christian <
> jc.bhebrew at googlemail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Randall,
>>
>> where did you do your PhD? Can you give us any insights about Israeli
>> Unis? Is Classical Hebrew widely studied? What's the funding situation like?
>>
>> James Christian
>>
>> On 28 July 2010 21:54, Randall Buth <randallbuth at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> My advice is to learn to speak modern Hebrew fluently
>>> before doing a PhD program, wherever.
>>>
>>> PhD programs outside of Israel do not require the
>>> Hebrew learning, but students rarely find time to fit it
>>> in, --
>>> until they are out, have a degree, maybe a job,
>>> and no time to learn to speak the language.
>>>
>>> Then they rationalize.
>>>
>>> I've known many who have taken the above advice
>>> and all have thanked me for it. No regrets.
>>>
>>> blessings
>>> Randall Buth
>>>
>>>
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>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Randall Buth, PhD
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> randallbuth at gmail.com
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