From: Glenn Cook (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Jun 03 2000 - 01:05:44 EDT
Sorry I sent this to the b-hebrew list by mistake. That is what hapens when
you get too old to function.
----- Original Message -----
From: Glenn Cook <email@example.com>
To: Biblical Hebrew <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, June 02, 2000 10:41 PM
Subject: Re: Just Beginning: What do I do next?
> Dear Linda
> Greg has given you very good advice and I am sure that most of the
> on this list probably feel the same. But never forget you can start on
> own if you cannot get to a school. There are many very good self study
> available and some are not very expensive.
> We do not have a school near us where we can study Greek or Hebrew and I
> cannot travel to one, so from the start I have studied on my own. I will
> never be a scholar in either language, but can enjoy them. And there are
> many very fine scholars on this list and the b-hebrew list that are very
> kind and considerate and give of their precious time to help all of us.
> Some have even taken time to help me out off list. This is deeply
> appreciated and is my substitute for the academic atmosphere so important
> developing a understanding in any study one undertakes.
> Wishing you the best in your studies and know you are in good hands with
> people on this list.
> May God bless you and your studies.
> Glenn Cook
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Greg Kilbrai <email@example.com>
> To: Biblical Greek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Friday, June 02, 2000 3:03 PM
> Subject: RE: Just Beginning: What do I do next?
> > I started learning Greek with a 1 year (2 semesters) of Introduction to
> > Greek at a Bible College when I lived in a bigger city. I've since taken
> > years of classes, and felt after the third course I was sufficiently
> > "launched" to continue my own reading with a lexicon and a couple other
> > helps. Other members of this group have mentioned it may be more
> > to start with learning classical (attic) greek before starting NT Greek
> > (koine). I'll let them respond on that topic.
> > For me, it would have been very difficult to begin without the benefit
> > classroom instruction with a good prof.
> > So the next step would be to see what resources are available in the
> > community you live in and just "do it". :)
> > Greg Kilbrai
> > The Pas, Manitoba, Canada
> > PS. I've never regreted the investment in time and $ to get started.
> > ------Original Message------
> > From: "Linda L. Monroe" <email@example.com>
> > To: Biblical Greek <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Sent: June 2, 2000 7:02:15 PM GMT
> > Subject: Just Beginning: What do I do next?
> > I have just reviewed and thoroughly enjoyed reading everything about how
> > learn about Greek. Can someone tell me how to get started? Or do I
> > go to the sources to obtain my reading material? I really want to learn
> > because it would be of great help and assistance in reading my Bible.
> > another reason why I want to learn Greek is in my Sunday School class at
> > the church I attend, we are studying how the the "Word" (the Bible)
> > originated and it has come up some words what they were originally in
> > Greek. So you see, I really want to learn. I understand that it is not
> > easy, but learning more about the original Greek would enlighten me as I
> > get deeper into the study of God's Word. Any help anyone can give would
> > of great assistance.
> > Thank you and God bless everyone for their efforts.
> > Linda L. Monroe
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