[B-Greek] A Greek Pedagogical Question

Elizabeth Kline kline-dekoning at earthlink.net
Thu Jul 21 10:53:24 EDT 2005

On 7/21/05 3:25 AM, "Barry" <nebarry at verizon.net> wrote:

>  have had too many interactions with
> those who have read the grammars, but who lack sufficient skill to read Greek,
> and it is amazing the use to which they can put the grammars to defend arcane
> theological points.

There are popular NT grammars that encourage this sort of activity. You see
discussions of "the exegetical significance of the ... " which encourage the
student to process the greek text as if they were solving an engineering
problem. What you end up with is Geek Greek which is not a real language.

Elizabeth Kline 

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