Re: b-greek-digest V1 #146

Peter Pizor (
Mon, 18 Mar 1996 16:16:15 -0700

>From: "Timothy B. Smith" <>
>Date: Fri, 15 Mar 1996 13:43:34 -0500
>Subject: Selling Greek
> Can anyone suggest any others?
>Timothy B. Smith

Yes, from a Grove City College graduate...Class of '68.

1. Learning Greek improves English vocabulary.
2. Learning Greek greatly strengthens English grammar.
3. Learning Greek opens the doors not only to the New Testament but to
much of value in Hellenistic culture.
4. Learning Greek requires discipline and strengthens character.
5. Learning Greek is absolutely fun.
6. Learning Greek places us in contact with thoughtful people of 2,000
years ago and enables us to see them with greater clarity.
7. Learning Greek opens the doors to the sciences, especially to
biology, agronomy, soils, geography, chemistry, astronomy, and
8. Learning Greek has been one of the characteristics (a Greek root,
naturally) of an educated person for two millenia.
9. Learning Greek opens the door to classical allusions in world
10. Learning Greek is an investment in a discipline that time has not
forgotten and the decades can not improve. (with apologies to
Garison Keillor).

Peter Pizor, Ph.D.
Northwest College
Powell, Wyoming 82435