[B-Greek] Present tense for future events (was 1 John 1.9)

Eddie Mishoe edmishoe at yahoo.com
Tue May 12 09:58:02 EDT 2009


John:

Iver rejects the Deictic Center position altogether, which I note you accept, as do I. What I'm mystified by is Porter's grasp of deictic indicators AND his rejection of the temporal nature of the Indicative verb system. I think this is why he has not gained a large following. He has to resort to other linguistic phenomena and whatever those are, they are not intuitive or convincing. 

Eddie Mishoe
Pastor



      



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