From: c stirling bartholomew (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Mar 05 2002 - 23:59:52 EST
on 3/5/02 7:07 PM, Steven Lo Vullo wrote:
>> I am trying to track down a self-contained NT Greek textbook or workbook
>> that can be effectively used for teaching the language in a
>> church/community setting. I simply want to teach them the very basics of
>> the language - I am not preparing them for further study (and I don't have
>> the time to create my own material!).
>> Does anybody have any suggestions?
> I don't know if this is exacly what you are looking for, but I have a
> self-contained workbook called "New Testament Greek Workbook: An Inductive
> Study of the Complete Text of the Gospel of John" by James Arthur Walther. I
> don't know if it is still in print. My copy was published by The University
> of Chicago Press (ISBN 0-226-87239-4).
Barns&Noble claim to have it in stock.
If you want to teach them ONLY the very basics the inductive method probably
is not the best way to go. The inductive method only makes sense if you are
going to go on and learn to read the language.
Better to get one of the dozens of dumbed down Machen clones for a class
like this. Ray Summer's book used to be the one some people used for classes
like this but there have been so many new titles since it was published that
I am suspect there are even more "basic" text books.
Clayton Stirling Bartholomew
Three Tree Point
P.O. Box 255 Seahurst WA 98062
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