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THST 415 - New Testament Theology - Spring 2004
Felix Just, S.J. - Loyola Marymount University

Wednesdays 7:15-9:45 p.m.
in University Hall 1230


Course Syllabus:  Goals & Requirements

Detailed Class Schedule and Weekly Readings

Learning New Testament Greek

Additional Recommended Resources Greek Resources:

TDNT: Kittel, Gerhard, and Gerhard Friedrich, eds. Theological Dictionary of the New Testament. 10 vols. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1964-76 (Transl. by G. W. Bromiley; German orig, 1932-79). --  very extensive word-studies - LMU Ref.  BS2397 .K513 (there is also a 1-vol. abridgment by G. W. Bromiley -- BS2397 .K513 1985)

Balz, Horst, and Gerhard Schneider, eds. Exegetical Dictionary of the New Testament. 3 vols. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1990-93. - includes English transcriptions of Greek words - LMU Ref.  BS2312 .E913 1990

Bauer, Walter, William F. Arndt and F. Wilbur Gingrich:  A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1979.  --  LMU Ref. PA881 .B38 1979

Spicq, Ceslas. Theological Lexicon of the New Testament. 3 vols. Peabody, MA: Hendrickson, 1994 (French orig. 1978). - LMU Ref.  PA875 .S613 1994

Moulton, Willaim F. A Concordance to the Greek Testament. 5th ed. Edinburgh: T&T Clark, 1978. -- LMU Ref. BS2302 .M8 1978

Marshall, A. The NASB Interlinear Greek-English New Testament. Grand Rapids: Regency, 1984. -- LMU Ref.  BS1965 1984

BWP:  The "Bibloi" CD-ROM program, available on the LMU library reference area computers

English Dictionaries:

ABD: Anchor Bible Dictionary. 6 vols. David Noel Freedman. ed. New York: Doubleday, 1992. - the best new multi-volume resource; too expensive for most individuals - LMU Ref.  BS440 A54 1992

HCBD: HarperCollins Bible Dictionary. Paul J. Achtemeier, ed. Revised ed. San Francisco: Harper, 1996. - the best of many one-volume dictionaries currently available; by members of the SBL (Society of Biblical Literature) - LMU Ref.  BS440 .H235 1996

IBD: Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible. 4 vols. George A. Buttrick, ed. Nashville: Abingdon, 1962. - older but still an excellent resource for many topics - LMU Ref. BS440 .I63

IBDS: Interpreter's Dictionary of the Bible. Supplementary volume. Keith Crim, ed. Nashville: Abingdon, 1976. - don't forget to check this volume for updated articles on some topics - LMU Ref.  BS40 .I63 Suppl

NJBC: New Jerome Biblical Commentary. Raymond Brown, et al., eds. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1990. - line-by-line commentaries and excellent overview articles on many topics - LMU Ref.  BS491.2 N485

Some On-Line Resources for Learning New Testament Greek:

Typing Greek Characters in MS Word Documents (by Felix Just, S.J., Ph.D.) - a convenient chart with my own instructions and tips.

The Little Greek Home Page (by Jonathan Robie) - helpful tips and good links; with an "on-line textbook" you can learn a lot from.

Learning New Testament Greek (by Corey Keating) - another on-line text book; requires a simple installation of a Greek font.

Elementary Greek (by Jim West) - an entire on-line course; part of Quartz Hill School of Theology

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