re: Fundamentally flawed

From: Richard Lindeman (
Date: Sun Mar 22 1998 - 20:13:29 EST

Rolf Furuli writes:

>Both conclude that Greek aspect is
>"subjective", and I find particularly most of Fanning`s conclusions
>persuading. What I suggest is that we try to refine some of Fanning`s
>conclusions by the help of the aspectual model which is an alternative to
>the modern linguistic one, namely the Hebrew model. We must, however,
>exclusively work with the Greek text, and of particular importance is it to
>avoid the view that the end of an event is the ultimate distingusihing
>factor between the aspects.

An interesting challenge! On what grounds do they conclude that aspect is
"subjective"? Are there any specific NT examples that can be cited which
would support this? Or in any event I look forward to reading about it
myself in Fanning and Porter.

Rich Lindeman

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