A Crash Course in Greek
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when we spice things up with words that
the language police and want out before
prove that language teachers are normal
folks with odd hobbies.
If you want brilliant language skills
of mileage, Greek may be the spoken
language with the longest uninterrupted
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authors in their original language while
“What kind of Greek should we
excellent at Greek and became a graduate
teaching assistant for Dr. Lewis Foster, a
member of the NIV translation team.
Hellenistic Greek class. The class was dif-
his Greek skills were solid until he started
doctoral work in Classics. He learned that
New Testament Greek had not prepared
Greek literature. Fellow Classical Greek
students needed half the time to prepare
for class while he struggled on. Although
gan was still behind the curve because
they mastered Classical Greek from the
ciation for the New Testament within the
larger framework of the Greek language.