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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 17, 2019

In this episode, Dr. Josh Moody, Senior Pastor at College Church (Wheaton, IL), joins us to discuss his approach to expository preaching and the process of moving from exegesis to exposition.


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.


Apr 29, 2019

Dr. Daniel Master, Professor of Archaeology at Wheaton College, reflects on how knowledge of ancient cultures benefits exegesis and translation. He also speaks about his exciting new venture of leading the excavations at Tel Shimron and invites listeners to join the dig this summer!


Apr 19, 2019

Dr. Seth Ehorn, Visiting Assistant Professor of New Testament at Wheaton College, discusses differences between translations of Philippians 2:4. Are we to set aside our own interests as we look to the interests of others? Or, should we consider our own interests as well as the interests of others?