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“Exegetically Speaking” is a weekly podcast of the friends and faculty of Wheaton College, IL. Hosted by Dr. David Capes, Dean of Biblical & Theological Studies and Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College, 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. 

May 31, 2019

Dr. Philip G. Ryken, President of Wheaton College, reflects upon when it might be valuable for a minister to invite listeners into the “kitchen” of original language study when preaching. He does so via illustration from Galatians 5.


May 24, 2019

Dr. Chris Vlachos, Visiting Assistant Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College, joins in a conversation with Dr. David Capes about the value of different versions of the Greek New Testament for scholars, students, and pastors.


May 17, 2019

Dr. Josh Moody, Senior Pastor at College Church (Wheaton, IL), considers what we should and should not boast in according to the book of Romans. 


May 10, 2019

Dr. Michelle Knight, Assistant Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Languages at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, considers how knowledge of Semitic languages can help in understanding one of the Bible’s most ancient poems—Deborah’s song in Judges 5. 


May 3, 2019

Sometimes an English Bible translation is unable to convey repetition and wordplay at work in the original languages. In this podcast, Dr. Daniel Carroll Rodas, Blanchard Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College Graduate School, offers insight into how word repetition and wordplay function in Biblical Hebrew.