Linguistics and New Testament Greek: Key Issues in the Current Debate

Linguistics and New Testament Greek: Key Issues in the Current Debate

Linguistics and New Testament Greek: Key Issues in the Current Debate

Linguistics and New Testament Greek: Key Issues in the Current Debate

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Overview

This work offers students the most current discussion of the major issues in Greek and linguistics by leading authorities in the field. Featuring an all-star lineup of New Testament Greek scholars—including Stanley Porter, Constantine Campbell, Stephen Levinsohn, Jonathan Pennington, and Robert Plummer—it examines the latest advancements in New Testament Greek linguistics, making it an ideal intermediate supplemental Greek textbook. Chapters cover key topics such as verbal aspect, the perfect tense, deponency and the middle voice, discourse analysis, word order, and pronunciation.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781493426928
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 10/27/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
Pages: 288
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

David Alan Black (DTheol, University of Basel) is senior professor of New Testament and Greek and Dr. M. O. Owens Jr. Chair of New Testament Studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina.

Benjamin L. Merkle (PhD, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) is professor of New Testament and Greek at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Table of Contents

Abbreviations ix

Preface: Where Did We Come From? David Alan Black 1

1 Linguistic Schools Stanley E. Porter 11

2 Aspect and Tense in New Testament Greek Constantine R. Campbell 37

3 The Greek Perfect Tense-Form: Understanding Its Usage and Meaning Michael G. Aubrey 55

4 The Greek Middle Voice: An Important Rediscovery and Implications for Teaching and Exegesis Jonathan T. Pennington 83

5 Discourse Analysis: Galatians as a Case Study Stephen H. Levinsohn 103

6 Interpreting Constituent Order in Koine Greek Steven E. Runge 125

7 Living Language Approaches T. Michael W. Halcomb 147

8 The Role of Pronunciation in New Testament Greek Studies Randall Buth 169

9 Electronic Tools and New Testament Greek Thomas W. Hudgins 195

10 An Ideal Beginning Greek Grammar? Robert L. Plummer 213

11 Biblical Exegesis and Linguistics: A Prodigal History Nicholas J. Ellis 227

Postscript: Where Do We Go from Here? Benjamin L. Merkle 247

Glossary 261

Contributors 265

Scripture and Ancient Writings Index 269

Author Index 271

Subject Index 275

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