Class by the The Classical Language Initiative - Hosted by WCA
Thursdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Instructed by Dr. Jason Andrew Wetz
Location: Conference Room (Main Floor)
In order to register for one of the classes and reserve your spot you are obliged to pay for the first week. This is a requirement for reserving your place in the class of your choice.
About Dr. Jason Andrew Wetz:
From the Laura and Alvin Siegal College of Jewish Studies in Cleveland, Ohio, now part of Case Western University: Siegal Lifelong Learning, Dr. Wetz earned a Bachelor of Arts in Judaical Studies with a major in Hebrew and minor in Bible.
From the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Dr. Wetz earned a Master of Arts in the Bible and its World. For this degree he concentrated on the language family which Hebrew belongs. This family grouping is called Northwest Semitic Languages and includes Hebrew, Ammonite, Aramaic, Deir 'Alla, Edomite, Moabite and Phoenician (and Ugaritic). As witnessed, these languages belonged to the nations and peoples in geographic proximity to Ancient Israel.
From the University of Sydney, Australia, Dr. Wetz earned his Doctor of Philosophy. His thesis title is Comparative Biblical Lexicography (Hebrew & Aramaic): A History for Morphology and its Use in the Making of Concordances: In View of Methods for Determining the Meaning of a Word and Macrostructure’s Effect on Microstructure in the Process of Making Dictionaries. In other words, the thesis pertains to the history for making Biblical Hebrew/Aramaic Dictionaries and Concordances and their implementation in the modern computer age.
For further details of Dr. Wetz’s academic background, research and writings, visit his page on accademia.edu.