There’s a line of thought among New Testament scholars who study Ancient Greek grammar that historical linguistics, the […]
Somehow in the business of the 2019, I missed this intriguing release from Oxford University Press: Matthews, P. […]
“Verbal Aspect Theory” and its companion “Aktionsart Theory” are both phrases that need to be reconsidered. The way it gets used by NT grammarians is anachronistic and leads to misreadings of the grammatical literature.
The second in my series of blog posts comparing Liddell, Scott, Jones, & Mckenzie’s Greek-English Lexicon with Brill’s […]
My audience didn’t do a particularly good job participating in the beginning quiz. Next time I’ll need to find some additional incentives.
The Greek perfect & transitivity followup…
In preparing for the SEBTS conference, Linguistics and New Testament Greek: Key Issues in the Current Debate, I […]
A few weeks ago I put a poll up on Twitter and another one on Facebook, asking whether people thought that a particular verb had the perfect as part of its inflectional paradigm.
Happy International Septuagint Day everyone!
How can there be any substantive discussion about language data or linguistic method if we cannot even agree on the history of research? New Testament Greek grammar is simply broken. And nobody seems interested in trying to fix it. So where do we go from here?