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

James Christian jc.bhebrew at googlemail.com
Wed Jul 28 15:59:28 EDT 2010


Just out of interest what was your PhD? Where did you do it? We've
interacted a few times on list but I don't recall you ever mentioning.

James Christian

On 28 July 2010 22:58, James Christian <jc.bhebrew at googlemail.com> wrote:

> 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
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Randall Buth, PhD
>>>> www.biblicalulpan.org
>>>> randallbuth at gmail.com
>>>> Biblical Language Center
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>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Randall Buth, PhD
>> www.biblicalulpan.org
>> randallbuth at gmail.com
>> Biblical Language Center
>> Learn Easily - Progress Further - Remember for Life
>>
>>
>



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