Dr. Sandy Richter, Westmont College

Dr. Sandra Richter, formerly Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, is The Robert H. Gundry Chair of Biblical Studies at Westmont College. Among her many publications are The Deuteronomistic History and the Name Theology (BZAW 2002) and Stewards of Eden: What Scripture Says About the Environment and Why It Matters (IVP 2020). In this podcast, she discusses the importance of Hebrew language in her work, Deuteronomy as an ancient law code, and how parallel texts and a shift of verbs in Deut 22:23-29 illuminate the laws regarding seduction and “rape” in vv. 28-29.

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“Exegetically Speaking” is a weekly podcast of the friends and faculty of Wheaton College, IL and The Lanier Theological Library. Hosted by Dr. David Capes, it features language experts who discuss the importance of learning the biblical languages—Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek—and show how reading the Bible in the original languages “pays off.” Each podcast lasts between seven and eleven minutes and covers a different topic for those who want to read the Bible for all it is worth.

If you’re interested in going deeper, learn more about Wheaton’s undergraduate degree in Classical Languages (Greek, Hebrew, and Latin) and our MA in Biblical Exegesis

You can hear Exegetically Speaking on SpotifyStitcherApple Podcasts, and YouTube. If you have questions or comments, please contact us at exegetically.speaking@wheaton.edu. And keep listening. 

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