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Randall Short
Works at Tokyo Christian University
Attended Harvard Divinity School
Lives in Inzai City, Japan
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What does it mean to pray, "Against you, you alone, have I sinned"?
Miserere mei, Deus (Have Mercy on Me, O God)Most likely you have read, sang, or at least heard the words of Psalm 51, the Bible’s most well-known and beloved “penitential” psalm, in one form or...
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+Wayne Miller Hey Wayne! Doing well, thanks. And you?
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Last night, I had dinner in the home of friends who were celebrating a special day. They had marked the day – December 6 – to celebrate the neighborhood where they grew up, and they invited my fami...
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My translation of a Japanese book by the University of Tokyo's Prof. Seizo Sekine (『旧約聖書と哲学―現代の問いのなかの一神教』) was recently published by de Gruyter (BZAW 458). Here's a blog post that gives a little overview.
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聖書ギリシア語講座のサイトデザインを新しくしました!
Check out the new design of my biblical Greek site for Japanese speakers
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聖書ギリシア語を学ぶ人のためのオンラインサポート
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Biblical Scholar and Theologian Richard Bauckham's lecture and sermon topics in Japan this week
Biblical scholar and theologian Richard Bauckham (リチャード・ボウカム) is giving a series of lectures and sermons in Japan this week. Richard Bauckham is Professor Emeritus at the University of St Andrews "...
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NT Greek verb drills: 4 verbs, 480 sentences (so far)
短い文をたくさん読んで、基礎的な文法や動詞の形、そして重要な単語を練習してみてください。滑らかに読めるまで、何度もやってください。Keep coming back again and again! λύω 現在形 – 未来形 – 未完了形 – アオリスト形 πιστεύω 現在形 – 未来形 – 未完了形 – アオリスト形 διδάσκω 現在形 – 未来形 – 未完了形 – アオリスト形 ...
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A little glimpse of what's happening elsewhere.
On November 3, I attended the 2014 Fall Meeting of the Society for Old Testament Study in Japan (Nihon Kyūyaku Gakkai). The one-day conference was held at Hokusei Gakuen University, in Sapporo, Hok...
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it is good very happness.God is every day new give think.
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A small glimpse of what a few Japanese New Testament scholars are thinking about these days.
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Check out Exegetica, a journal of biblical exegesis based in Tokyo. It's a Japanese journal, but the site has detailed English abstracts. 
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Practice: Greek Imperfect 3sg + direct object
『エレメンツ』第6章の中間テスト問1では、文が対格の目的語を持つ直説法の未完了形、三人称、単数の動詞によって構成されています。 ἐδίδασκεν τὸν ὄχλον. 彼/彼女は(冠)群衆を教えていた。 様々な形や単語を用いた応用文を練習してみましょう。訳のヒントは一番下にありますが、ヒントを見なくてもすらすら読むことができるまで、時々このページに戻って来て下さいね。 A. 異なった人称・...
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Haha. You somehow reminded me of this chart that maps "mutual incomprehension." 
http://bigthink.com/strange-maps/362-greek-to-me-mapping-mutual-incomprehension
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Society for Old Testament Study in Japan
Spring Meeting in Tokyo this Wednesday (June 12)
The Society for Old Testament Study in Japan (日本旧約学会・Nihon Kyūyaku Gakkai) will hold its annual Spring Meeting at Meiji Gakuin University in Tokyo on June 12, 2013. Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo (...
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  • Tokyo Christian University
    Professor, 2006 - present
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Inzai City, Japan
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Clanton, Alabama - Cambridge, Massachusetts - Owari Asahi City, Japan - Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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* Associate Editor at BeeOasis.com, a Liberal Arts & Sciences website for ESL / EFL learners, and for native English speakers who are emerging readers.

* Associate Professor of Biblical Literature and Interpretation at Tokyo Christian University in both the Japanese and English degree programs (Th.D, Harvard Divinity School).

* Author of The Surprising Election and Confirmation of King David (Harvard Theological Studies, 2010). 

* Father and Homeschooler of three daughters, living in Chiba, Japan.
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  • Tokyo Christian Theological Seminary
  • University of Alabama
  • Chiba University
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