Hebrew for the Rest of Us Workbook
A WORKBOOK to Help You Learn the Essentials of Biblical Hebrew So You Can Study the Old Testament More Deeply
Hebrew for the Rest of Us Workbook by Lee M Fields is a companion workbook to Hebrew for the Rest of Us, Second Edition that includes essential exercises for improving facility with understanding the Hebrew text for deeper Bible study. Strategic questions and exercises are provided for each of the twenty-one chapters in the accompanying textbook. The exercises are designed for self-learners as well as teacher-led classes (both in-person and online) with easily gradable formats. Examples for each exercise are given to guide students in how to complete the exercises. Examples are drawn from both narrative and poetic passages. Numerous review exercises are provided.
Hebrew for the Rest of Us, Second Edition by Lee M. Fields is a guide for English-only readers to understand the language of the Old Testament in order to deepen their approach and understanding of Scripture. Fields highlights essential Hebrew grammar by drawing on parallels to English grammar and then moves the reader toward developing necessary skills and knowledge of the language so as to utilize the great number of Bible study materials available.
Readers using the Hebrew for the Rest of Us Workbook in conjunction with Hebrew for the Rest of Us, Second Edition will learn:
- Why translations differ
- How to do careful Hebrew word studies
- How to engage in the basics of Hebrew exegesis
- How to read more advanced Old Testament commentaries with greater understanding
The Hebrew for the Rest Us Workbook will enhance your learning experience with exercises to help you practice and reinforce the concepts you are learning in Hebrew for the Rest of Us, Second Edition.
About the Author
Lee M. Fields (PhD, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, Cincinnati) is a Distinguished Professor of Biblical Studies at Mid-Atlantic Christian University, Elizabeth City, NC. He has taught courses in Hebrew and Greek, Old and New Testament, and interpretation. In addition to supply preaching and some ministry, he has taught Sunday school classes and other small groups at churches. He has also presented various series for churches on church history, denominations, and one on canon, text, and versions called "From Stone Tablets to Clay Jars." He has also been involved with Bible translation efforts in Africa and Asia. He is the author of Hebrew for the Rest of Us (1st edition, Zondervan, 2008), An Anonymous Dialogue with a Jew in the series Corpus Christianorum in Translated (Brepols, 2012), and Hebrew for the Rest of Us Video Lectures (Zondervan, 2016). He also was contributor and co-editor with Milton Eng of Devotions on the Hebrew Bible (Zondervan, 2015). He has also written articles in various publications, both popular and scholarly, including a blog on Zondervan's koinonia website entitled "Hebrew and You."