Miles Van Pelt, Associate Professor of Old Testament and Academic Dean at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, MS speaks about the importance of the original languages for biblical study. Miles has helped produce several popular books and resources for original language study including Basics of Biblical Hebrew and Vocabulary Guide to Biblical Hebrew. Dr. Van Pelt encourages pastors and scholars to a renewed sense of the importance and efficacy of biblical study in Greek and Hebrew.
An excellent interview with Miles Van Pelt on the importance of the Original Lanuages and the importance of studying, learning, and maintaining them for ministry.
Michael Kruger has a very helpful website called Canon Fodder, that I would encourage anyone interested in the study of the New Testament to check out. In this article he discusses some of the benefits of learning and maintaining the languages after initial study. I encourage you to visit the link below and give it a read.
Why the Biblical Languages Matter - Even if You Forget Them
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