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October 22, 2021

Paying Attention to “Dialect”: Studying the Bible with Dr. Jim Coakley

If you’ve heard or said, “it’s not what you say, but how you say it”, you will appreciate this segment with Dr. Jim Coakley in the radio classroom! Dr. Coakley points us to many examples from scripture where “how” things are said and the “vocabulary” that’s used provide helpful and colorful insight into the Biblical narrative. Join the study with Dr. Jim Coakley and hear how “dialect” opens a new connection and experience in your Bible reading.

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Dr. Jim Coakley
Dr. Jim Coakley

Dr. Jim Coakley

Dr. Jim Coakley has taught for sixteen years as professor of Bible at Moody Theological Seminary specializing in Old Testament and Biblical Languages. Prior to Moody he was involved in pastoral ministry for thirteen years.  He has traveled to Israel multiple times as a tour leader and has also toured throughout Turkey. Jim is married to Gayle and they have two grown children and two grandchildren. He was a contributor to the Moody Bible Commentary and is working on a second doctoral degree through the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa.  He also has a special interest in how the use of technology intersects with Biblical studies and has written articles and spoken at conferences on that topic.

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