This is a time-saving abridgment of Wallace's award-winning Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics. This concise edition includes all the important data that intermediate students need to know, and reduces confusion by eliminating minor categories and non-essential discussion. Numerous tables and charts are included to enable quick absorption of the material.
The Basics of New Testament Syntax provides concise, up-to-date guidance for intermediate Greek students to do accurate exegesis of biblical texts. Abridged from Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics: An Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament, the popular exegetical Greek grammar for studies in Greek by Daniel B. Wallace, The Basics of New Testament Syntax offers a practical grammar for second-year students.The strengths of this abridgment will become quickly apparent to the user: It shows the relevance of syntax for exegesis and is thoroughly cross-referenced to Exegetical Syntax. It includes an exceptional number of categories useful for intermediate Greek studies. It is easy to use. Each semantic category is discussed, and a definition and key to identification are provided. Scores of charts and tables are included to enable the intermediate student to grasp the material quickly.
Daniel B. Wallace (PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary) is professor of New Testament at Dallas Theological Seminary. He is a noted textual critic, serving as head of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts, and is author of Greek Grammar beyond the Basics, Basics of New Testament Syntax, and (with Grant Edwards) of A Workbook for New Testament Syntax.