This vocabulary tool helps you master Greek vocabulary and can be used alongside beginning Greek grammar. Some vocabulary building features include listing of cognate groups that link Greek words together based on their common roots, a comprehensive list of words that are identical in English and Greek, detailed explanations of Greek suffixes and prefixes, a familiar list of English words derived from Greek roots and a helpful cognate Greek-English dictionary. This guide also includes an index of Greek word endings and an innovative collection of charts that illustrate the correlations between Greek prepositions and the cases they use to complete their meanings. A CD-ROM featuring software modules guide users in mastering the Greek alphabet and pronunciation, learning new vocabulary, reviewing Greek verbs, and parsing difficult grammatical forms.
Thomas A. Robinson is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Lethbridge. He is author of many books including Greek Verb Endings: A Reverse Index and World Religions: A Guide to the Essentials.
An Essential Toolkit for Mastering New Testament Greek
Learning New Testament Greek can be a daunting task. In Mastering New Testament Greek: Essential Tools for Students, with CD-ROM, Thomas A. Robinson offers learners an inventive set of tools that can be used alongside their beginning grammar text to help them move toward Greek mastery.
At the heart of Robinson's ingenious vocabulary mastery system are his Cognate Groups that link Greek words together based on their common roots, enabling those desiring to learn Greek to build a working vocabulary more quickly and easily. Additional vocabulary-building tools in Mastering New Testament Greek include:
• a comprehensive list of words that are identical in English and Greek
• detailed explanations of Greek suffixes and prefixes
• a familiar list of English words derived from Greek roots
• a helpful cognate Greek-English dictionary
Mastering New Testament Greek, the revised and expanded third edition of Robinson's well-received Mastering Greek Vocabulary, now includes an Index of Greek Word Endings that enables those studying Greek to decode baffling grammatical forms, as well as an innovative collection of charts that illustrate the correlations between Greek prepositions and the cases they use to complete their meanings.
Mastering New Testament Greek also comes with a CD-ROM packed with user-friendly software programs that support and expand the utilities contained in the book. Software modules guide users in:
•mastering the Greek alphabet and pronunciation
•learning new vocabulary
•reviewing Greek verbs
•parsing difficult grammatical forms
Taken together, the tools contained in Mastering New Testament Greek and in the accompanying CD-ROM comprise an essential toolkit that students of the language of the New Testament, from beginning to advanced, will not want to be without.
Thomas A. Robinson is professor of religious studies at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. He specializes in the relationship between Christianity and Judaism and in the development of Christianity's distinctive identity in the Roman Empire. His previous books include Early Christian Reader and World Religions.
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