Good to know.

Larry Hurtado's Blog

The Oxford Vacation Term for Biblical Study (VTBS) is an annual opprtunity to take in lectures by established scholars in Biblical Studies, and also offers the chance to acquire and refine abilities in biblical Greek and/or Hebrew.  The event is organized by a group of volunteers, and has been held annually for many years.  I’ve enjoyed invitations to give lectures, and have been very impressed with the quality of what is on offer.

In fact, I’ve wondered why it isn’t better known.  It’s an excellent opportunity for anyone seriously interested in biblical study.  Most of those who come are „lay” men and women who simply wish to have serious-level lectures by scholars, and many also invest impressive efforts in developing some ability in one or both of the biblical languages.

It is held in St. Anne’s College, which offers very comfortable residential facilities, and one can book for the meals…

Vezi articol original 118 cuvinte mai mult