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by MAymer
October 11th, 2019, 4:50 pm
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: use of ἀλλά in James 2:8
Replies: 4
Views: 1374

Re: use of ἀλλά in James 2:8

Thanks, but that doesn't actually answer the question I asked. I'm aware that James 2:18 is one of the more difficult passages in the GNT. I'm also well aware of the presence of the interlocutor. I'm asking a discursive question about what ἀλλά might be negating here, in other words what the interlo...
by MAymer
October 9th, 2019, 12:24 pm
Forum: Pragmatics and Discourse
Topic: use of ἀλλά in James 2:8
Replies: 4
Views: 1374

use of ἀλλά in James 2:8

Trying to work through the Runge grammar on discourse in light of the Letter of James, and I'm confused about something. In Runge, Discourse Grammar (93), he writes "...ἀλλά adds the unique constraint of correcting some aspect of what precedes " (emphasis added) Should we then read Ἀλλ᾿ ἐρεῖ τις· σὺ...
by MAymer
September 10th, 2019, 6:51 pm
Forum: Syntax and Grammar
Topic: The discursive use of και
Replies: 7
Views: 2423

Re: The discursive use of και

Exactly, Barry. However, ἡ συνεκλεκτὴ is often read as a compound noun, the church in Babylon, rather than a single common noun equivalent to Μαρκος. And Daniel, my query is not with the singular verb, but with the two joined nominatives. I concur that they are of equivalent discursive weight, but i...
by MAymer
September 9th, 2019, 12:52 pm
Forum: Syntax and Grammar
Topic: The discursive use of και
Replies: 7
Views: 2423

The discursive use of και

I've been doing some reading on my own through Runge and Levinsohn's discourse textbooks, and I'm wondering something. If και used connectively typically joins two items of equivalent value, what are we to make of 1 Pet 5:13 ἀσπάζεται ὑμᾶς ἡ ἐν Βαβυλῶνι συνεκλεκτὴ ΚΑΙ Μᾶρκος ὁ υἱός μου. Can we reall...

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