Re: Silva's Book

From: Jim West (
Date: Wed May 20 1998 - 18:11:04 EDT

At 02:57 PM 5/20/98 +0000, you wrote:
>Why am I yacking about this book?

In veritate!!!!!

>Well last summer we had on this list a
>prolonged discussion about language models. Since that time I have been
>waiting to find a published work where an alternative language model is
>presented in a sufficiently lucid manner to be useful for NT Greek students
>and scholars. Silva's book goes a long way toward filling this need. What
>Silva is presenting here is not just a few exegetical observations about
>Galatians but a different way (model) of going about the business of analyzing
>the GNT. I find this kind of exciting.

Multo bello!
Have you taken a look at Caird's "Language and Imagery of the Bible"? Best
book on the subject of linguistics ever written!


Jim West, ThD
Quartz Hill School of Theology

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