Learn to Read New Testament Greek: A Brief Review

I know that if I were ever to teach NT Greek this would absolutely be the grammar I would use…


jpegThough I have been using my mentor’s Greek Grammar for some time now, I don’t think I have ever taken the time to mention what I like most of Black’s presentation of NT Greek Grammar. Since I mentioned that it is currently on sale for the kindle, and since I was prompted via the twitter—sorry Kris, I won’t be able to accomplish it in 140 characters, though I will try and be brief—I think now is as good a time as any.

1) Morphologically Driven

The moment students begin learning paradigms (chapter 3), they encounter the concept of morphemes and are encouraged to learn paradigms by recognizing the various morphological components of a word instead of learning through rote memorization.

ex. A good illustration of this is in chapter three where the student learns both the present and the future tenses together. Learning both tenses together provides a base (the present tense) with an…

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