Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar / Edition 2

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Overview

Basics is a first year Greek grammar, supported by a workbook and teacher aids. It now comes with a CD ROM.

Basics of the Biblical Greek is an entirely new, integrated approach to teaching and learning New Testament Greek. It makes learning Greek a natural process and shows from the very beginning how an understanding of Greek helps in understanding the New Testament. Basics of Biblical Greek: combines the best of the deductive and the inductive approaches, explains the basics of English grammar before teaching Greek grammar, uses from the very beginning parts of verses from the New Testament instead of "made-up" exercises, includes at the beginning of every lesson a brief devotional, written by a well-known New Testament scholar, that demonstrates how the principles taught in the lesson apply directly to an understanding of the biblical text, is the most popular first-year Greek course used in colleges and seminaries today, comes with an interactive study aid CD-ROM, containing an eight-minute greeting from the author and the fun, helpful, and graphical vocabulary-memorizing program "Learning the Basics of Biblical Greek" (runs on Power Mac and Windows 95), where you can hear Greek words pronounced and sung in more than 200 familiar hymns. The CD-ROM also contains the powerful Greek vocabulary-drilling programs Flashworks and Parseworks from Teknia Language Tools (runs on Macintosh and Windows 3.1 and 95). A separate workbook is also available.

Author Biography: William D. Mounce (Ph.D., University of Aberdeen) is the preaching pastor at Cornerstone Fellowship in Spokane, Washington. Formerly, he was professor of New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Director of the Greek Language Program. His Basics of Biblical Greek (Zondervan) textbook has become the standard English-Greek textbook. Among others, he has written The Pastoral Epistles (Word Biblical Commentary), A Graded Reader of Biblical Greek (Zondervan), The Morphology of Biblical Greek (Zondervan), and The NIV English-Greek New Testament (Zondervan). He is the New Testament chair of the English Standard Version Bible translation, and has produced Teknia Language Tools, the widely-used software for learning languages.

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What People Are Saying

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“As a linguist and former Wycliffe translator, Mounce’s Basics of Biblical Greek has been my preferred textbook for 15 years, both in the classroom and online. His systemic, morphological approach helps students visualize important elements that parts of speech share, instead of merely struggle with how they differ. Consequently, he has somewhat reduced rote memory work. His (optional) separation of the noun system from the verb system reduces confusion on key endings. His workbook is equally impressive, quickly engaging and motivating students with translating actual Bible verses---even some of the LXX and the Fathers. I highly recommend it!' Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary---Charlotte -- Joel Harlow

“One factor that makes Basics of Biblical Greek a superior textbook for teaching the elements of Greek is the additional resources that are available to accompany the textbook. I have found that for students learning Greek for the first time the companion resources become essential tools for learning. Additional resources such as the workbook, vocabulary cards, pronunciation assistance, laminated study guide, and free mini-lectures by Bill Mounce---just to name a few---support what I am doing in the classroom.” North Park University -- Joel Willitts

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780310250876
  • Publisher: Zondervan
  • Publication date: 8/28/2003
  • Edition description: New
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 9.50 (w) x 6.50 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

William D Mounce (Ph.D., Aberdeen University) lives as a writer in Washougal, Washington. He is the President of BiblicalTraining.org, a non-profit organization offering world-class educational resources for discipleship in the local church. See www.BillMounce.com for more information. Formerly he was a preaching pastor, and prior to that a professor of New Testament and director of the Greek Program at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He is the author of the bestselling Greek textbook, Basics of Biblical Greek, and many other resources. He was the New Testament chair of the English Standard Version translation of the Bible, and is serving on the NIV translation committee. See www.BillMounce.com for more information.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 9, 2003

    The best laungage tool I have found

    I love this grammer. if you want to learn greek this is the book for you. I have talked with several people who have had to by a new one because the old one was in such bad shape.

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