Learning New Testament Greek can be a daunting task. In Mastering New Testament Greek: Essential Tools for Students, with CD, 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 Testardent 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 o f 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 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 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
Thomas A. Robinson is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Lethbridge, where he specializes in Judaism and Christianity in the Greco-Roman era. His previous books include Early Christian Reader, World Religions, and The Bauer Thesis Examined.