Jesus Spoke Aramaic…

...and yet our Bible was compiled in Greek. What happened in between? The Aramaic New Testament is dedicated to bridging that gap as well as following Aramaic in the world at large.

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The Three Little Pigs in Galilean Aramaic

The Three Little Pigs’ proof arrived yesterday and I’ve sent out all of the final changes. Fairly soon it will be available for purchase on Amazon.com and other major bookseller outlets! In the meantime, Pre-Orders are available over on Aramaic Designs for the paperback, audiobook, and a DRM free digital copy (PDF) which you can check out by clicking hereĀ and… Read more →

Shakespeare in Early Modern English vs. Jesus in Galilean Aramaic?

No, this isn’t some epic battle or what not, but more a brilliant metaphor for what can be seen when one looks at the New Testament through Aramaic eyes.

When one recites Shakespeare in its original accent, there are puns and wordplay that leap off the page that are simply not there in modern language. In the same manner, when one looks at the words of Jesus and his early followers in Aramaic, one sees things that they cannot even fathom in Greek or English.

Note to self: If I’m ever in London, I need to check out one of the Globe performances in OP. :-)

Peace,
-Steve