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“Exegetically Speaking” is a weekly podcast of the friends and faculty of Wheaton College, IL. Hosted by Dr. David Capes, it features language experts who discuss the importance of learning the biblical languages—Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek—and show how reading the Bible in the original languages “pays off.” Each podcast lasts between seven and eleven minutes and covers a different topic for those who want to read the Bible for all it is worth. If you have questions or comments, please contact us at bts.graduate.studies@wheaton.edu. And keep listening. 

Nov 15, 2019

Pablo Seguel, a graduate of Wheaton’s M.A. in Biblical Exegesis, reflects upon how his background as an architect intersects with the study of the biblical languages.


Oct 25, 2019

Dr. Peter Davids, Professor of Christianity at Houston Baptist University, shares about the first time he saw the benefit of learning Greek when studying 1 John 2.  Learn how the subjunctive form clarifies that we are not destined to remain perpetually in the same sinful state.


Sep 30, 2019

Dr. Jonathan Pennington, Associate Professor of New Testament Interpretation at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, reflects upon a clause often translated as “be perfect” in Matthew 5:48. He suggests that “Be whole” is a better interpretation of the Greek.  


Sep 17, 2019

Dr. Douglas Moo, Kenneth T. Wessner Professor of New Testament, considers how best to understand and translate the clause often translated as “work out your salvation with fear and trembling” (Phil 2:12).


Sep 4, 2019

Pablo Seguel, a recent graduate of the M. A. in Biblical Exegesis, shares about his experience as a student from Chile at Wheaton College Graduate School. Join us to hear about a day in his life, his dreams, and the challenge of studying the original languages and translating them into English, his second language.