Basic Greek and Exegesis
A skillful teacher of Greek and long-time Reformed educator simplifies the challenge of learning Greek and reaping the rewards of studying the New Testament in its original language. This practical manual teaches New Testament exegesis, but without requiring an extensive knowledge of the language. Becoming aware of the importance of serious Bible study, the student learns the fundamentals of Greek and the use of linguistic tools, including recent software. Finally, he prepares his own exegesis, following these guidelines. Exercises and answer key are included.
It is simple and easy to learn, practical, and self-didactic.
A volume which introduces:
- Purpose and steps of biblical exegesis
- The basic vocabulary of the Greek New Testament
- Grammatical forms and their functions
- Essential linguistic tools, including internet resources and software, for doing exegesis
Students will apply what they learn as they progress through this manual and develop an exegetical report on a passage of their choosing. In the end, readers will be able to translate basic Greek and have the confidence to do exegetical study in the preparation of Bible studies or sermons.
About the Author
Richard B. Ramsay (M. Div., D. Min., Westminster Theological Seminary, Th.M., Covenant Theological Seminary) is professor of Greek and Apologetics at both the Faculty of Latin American Education in Theology (FLET) and Miami International Seminary. He is also director of their online resources. He is also author of Synopsis of the Bible.