Review: Going Deeper with New Testament Greek

Septuaginta &c.

My work in Old Testament studies focuses upon the Greek version known as the Septuagint. Consequently, if not somewhat paradoxically, a very large part of my Old Testament work deals with Koine Greek. For that reason, and because I am more generally interested in the study of linguistics, it is always exciting when a new Greek grammar emerges. (I love a new Hebrew grammar, too, but those are so much less frequent for some reason…)

Andreas Köstenburger, Benjamin Merkle, and Robert Plummer have co-authored Going Deeper with New Testament Greek: An Intermediate Study of the Grammar and Syntax of the New Testament (B&H Academic, 2016). As the title indicates, this grammar is intended for those beyond a beginner course, and therefore focuses on a range of topics that are more advanced in nature. At first glance, the Table of Contents offers a number of headings that are refreshing to see. For…

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