Re: Romans 1:16,17 - The antecedent of EN AUTW

From: Carl W. Conrad (
Date: Sun Feb 20 2000 - 13:51:34 EST

At 9:00 AM -0700 2/20/00, Wayne Leman wrote:
>Carl responded:
>>That's precisely what the list is particularly focused on: (1)
>>understanding the GREEK TEXT of the LXX and GNT and related Jewish and
>>Greek lit., and (2) understanding the GREEK LANGUAGE in which that
>>literature is written: morphology, syntax, diction (i.e. lexicography) and
>>ancillary pedagogical matters, such as textbooks, grammars, lexicons, and
>>other reference works pertaining to the Greek Bible and the Greek of the
>>Greek Bible.
>Carl, can we include Greek discourse structure and rhetorical impact as
>well? These are areas of study that I'm finding illuminate semantics and
>lexicography in important ways.
>One example: KAI and DE often function not so much as syntactic
>coordinators, but as signals of important discourse relationships (that is,
>structure higher than the sentence level).

Surely, I didn't mean to exclude those by the way I phrased the focus, so
much as I meant to say this isn't the place to deal with broader areas of
Biblical interpretation and background.

Carl W. Conrad
Department of Classics/Washington University
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Home: 7222 Colgate Ave./St. Louis, MO 63130/(314) 726-5649

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