10 thoughts on “Its Still Greek to Me

  1. says:

    This is exactly what it advertises itself to be it is a refresher guide to those students who have had at least two semesters of NT Greek More importantly, though, it explains how language works More importantly, the English language This book could function as an English grammar If you don t know English, then Greek syntax will break you To begin with, you must be willing to walk through the fire for English grammar I write as an English teacher This book might help you.As ...


  2. says:

    I was initially looking for a condensed refresher for introductory greek, but soon discovered that this wasn t it I had to re read my basic Greek textbook for that However, once my basic grammar was a little better, this was a very helpful and nicely succinct guide to intermediate Greek That means no memorisation of declensions, grammar etc, but rather a tour through all the many features of Greek grammar as they are significant for New Testament exegesis I won t say it was a page turner I was initially looking for a condensed refresher for introductory greek, but soon discovered that this wasn t it I had to re read my basic Greek textbook for that However, once my basic grammar was a little better, this was a very helpful and nicely succinct guide to intermediate Greek That means no memorisation of dec...


  3. says:

    I read this two years after taking introductory Greek, and one year after TA ing for introductory Greek, as part of my prep for teaching a Greek review course I enjoyed the exercises at the end of every chapter, and I appreciated the succinct explanations of Greek grammar rules and the ways they are applied in the New Testament It s a perfect in between book Helped me get my feet wet again Somehow it is described as funny This is baffling to me, because it is not But I don t need my Greek I read this two years after taking introductory Greek, and one year after TA ing for introductory Greek, as part of my prep for teaching a Greek review course I enjoyed the exercises at the end of every chapter, and I appreciated the succinct explanations of Greek grammar rules and the ways they are applied in the New Testament It s a perfect in between book Helped me get my feet wet again Somehow it is described as funny This is baffling to me, because it is not But I don t need my Greek review ...


  4. says:

    This is a book that couldn t seem to decide whether it wanted to be a scholarly work, or a popular book for the masses The author often surprised with a wonderful sense of humour in the midst of some at times dry technical writing, and tried to make things understandable, yet about half way through each chapter, I found he lost me as he jumped tocomplicated explanations It was an OK read, but it s not laid out as a reference book I doubt I ll be referring to it often, though it s short This is a book that couldn t seem to decide whether it wanted to be a scholarly work, or a popular book for the masses The author often surprised with a wonderful sense of humour in the midst of some at times dry technical writi...


  5. says:

    A useful intermediate Greek grammar, although at times I would have appreciated adetailed discussion of Greek grammar at certain points so that it could serve as a better reference grammar It provides an easy to follow grammar to advance from 1st yea...


  6. says:

    Sounds weird but is a very good introduction to intermediate NT Greek In other words, a good summary for intermediate students would do good as a transitional bridge or a good handbook to refresh the studied material.


  7. says:

    Too brief, but I think that was his goal with the book.


  8. says:

    The only Greek grammar book that I think I could read cover to cover And I had to do that twice for class Not sure how often I will go back to it if I have better grammars on hand.


  9. says:

    The book seams good Nevertheless it is very badly diagramed, lots of sentences come together mixed up without proper separation between the words It makes a mess


  10. says:

    This book is essentially the abridged glossary to an advanced grammar, written for students of intermediate Greek who were coddled in their first year.


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