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Lesley Dean-Jones, Chair 2210 Speedway, Mail Code C3400, Austin, TX 78712-1738 • 512-471-5742

Spring 2009

GK 312L • Second-Year Greek II: Sel Biblical Greek

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
32220 MWF
9:00 AM-10:00 AM
CBA 4.326

Course Description

This course is taught at the second year (4th semester) level and is intended to introduce students to the characteristics of Hellenistic or Koine Greek as found in biblical literature, with a special focus on gospel literature. Like GK 312K it is also intended to review and strengthen grammatical principles while increasing both the speed and accuracy of reading ability. Reading selections of Biblical Greek authors is a valuable way of doing this since it allows students to encounter several distinctive writing styles and syntactic tendencies.


Required Texts: 1) NT Text (Nestle-Aland 27th ed. preferred) 2) Bauer, Danker, et al., A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature (3rd ed., Univ. of Chicago, 2001). 3) Bruce M. Metzger & Bart D. Ehrman, The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration (4th ed., Oxford UP, 2005) Recommended Texts: 1) Kurt Aland, ed. Synopsis quattuor evangeliorum : locis parallelis evangeliorum apocryphorum et patrum adhibitis. Stuttgart : Deutsche Bibelgesellschaft, 1997. 2) Bruce Metzger, Lexical Aids for Students of New Testament Greek (3rd ed., Baker, 1998).


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