This unit introduces the student to the basic morphology, syntax and vocabulary of New Testament Greek. Attention is paid to the fundamental word forms of a highly inflected language. Throughout the semester selected texts from the Gospels of Mark and John are presented, integrating the grammar learnt with biblical examples.
Demonstrate an understanding of the key grammatical elements of New Testament Greek.
Identify and analyse basic Greek word forms
Demonstrate a command of the core vocabulary of New Testament Greek
Give an English equivalent of simple passages from the New Testament without the aid of a lexicon.
Give an English equivalent of more complex passages from the New Testament with the aid of a lexicon
Apply their knowledge of Greek to the exegesis of passages in the New Testament
Interactive face-to-face lectures
= set texts recommended for purchase
Aland, Barbara, Kurt Aland, Johannes Karavidopoulos, Carlo M. Martini and Bruce M. Metzger, eds. The Greek New Testament: with dictionary. 5th rev. ed. Stuttgart: Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft; American Bible Society; United Bible Societies, 2014.
Countryman, Louis W. Read it in Greek: An Introduction to New Testament Greek. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1993.
Decker, Rodney. Reading Koine Greek: An Introduction and Integrated Workbook. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 2014.
Duff, Jeremy. The Elements of New Testament Greek. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Moule, Charles. An Idiom Book of New Testament Greek. 2nd ed. London: Cambridge University Press, 1959. *
Whittaker, Molly. New Testament Greek Grammar: An Introduction. London: SCM, 1969.
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|Short Answer Tests||
1 Weekly written tests (10 x 200 words)
One 2 (two) hour examination (2000 words)
Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 1 Nov, 2017
Unit record last updated: 2019-01-29 14:14:57 +1100