The Author

Miles Van Pelt is Alan Belcher Professor of Old Testament and Biblical Languages and academic dean at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi. He has published extensively in the area of Hebrew and Aramaic language instruction, including serving as co-author of Basics of Biblical Hebrew. He also serves on the pastoral staff at Grace Reformed Church in Madison, Mississippi.

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