The Language of the New Testament

Context, History, and Development

Edited by Stanley E. Porter, McMaster Divinity College and Andrew W. Pitts, McMaster Divinity College

Status: 
€136,00
$189.00
ISBN13: 
9789004234772
E-ISBN: 
9789004236400
Publication Date: 
February 2013
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
x, 525 pp.
Imprint: 
Language: 
ISSN: 
1877-7554
Volume: 
6

Adrian T. Smith, Redeemer Seminary, Dallas

In The Representation of Speech Events in Chariton's Callirhoe and the Acts of the Apostles, Adrian T. Smith summarizes cross-linguistic research on how narrators introduce direct speech, and applies this research to Chariton and to Acts.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004273207
Publication date: 
June 2014

Ronald D. Peters, Great Lakes Christian College

In The Greek Article, Ronald D. Peters presents a comprehensive, up to date grammar of the Greek article. Employing the principles of Systemic-Functional Linguistics, this new grammar challenges traditional models and provides a uniform, robust description of the article’s function.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004257221
Publication date: 
January 2014

Gregory P. Fewster

Fewster develops the theory of lexical monosemy, in a systemic-functional linguistic framework, and disputes concensus readings of κτίσις as nature in Romans 8.
Series: 
Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004246485
Publication date: 
April 2013

Wally Cirafesi

In Verbal Aspect in Synoptic Parallels Wally Cirafesi argues that the Synoptic Gospels at times employ different tense-forms to communicate the same action for the purpose of constructing discourse according to various levels of linguistic prominence.
Series: 
Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004246454
Publication date: 
April 2013

Beth M. Stovell, St. Thomas University in Miami Gardens, Florida

In Mapping Metaphorical Discourse in the Fourth Gospel, Beth M. Stovell examines the metaphor of Jesus as king throughout the Fourth Gospel using an interdisciplinary metaphor theory incorporating cognitive and systemic functional linguistic approaches with literary approaches.
Series: 
Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004223615
Publication date: 
June 2012

David L. Mathewson

Drawing on recent research into verbal aspect in New Testament Greek by Stanley E. Porter, Buist M. Fanning and others, this work addresses the issue of verb tenses in the book of Revelation and how they function within its visions and discourse.
Series: 
Volume: 
4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004186682
Publication date: 
July 2010

Jae Hyun Lee

Using linguistic discourse analysis, this book offers a fresh approach to Paul's gospel in Romans 1-8 and provides a comprehensive understanding of his argumentative structure and subject matter including the central points of Paul's gospel.
Series: 
Volume: 
3
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004179639
Publication date: 
April 2010

Yoon-Man Park

Drawing on frame theory from cogntive science, this book shows that as a product of oral-aural cultures the Gospel of Mark is basically an 'background knowledge'-based story; and hence it can be only properly understood by the help of frames which the speaker and audience shared.
Series: 
Volume: 
2
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004179622
Publication date: 
December 2009

Toshikazu Foley

This study integrates three independent subjects—translation theory, Mandarin aspect, and Greek aspect—for the purpose of formulating a theory applicable to translating the Bible. Two passages from John 18–19 and 1 Corinthians 15 are provided as test cases.
Series: 
Volume: 
1
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004178656
Publication date: 
September 2009

Laurențiu Florentin Moț, Institutul Teologic Adventist, Cernica, Romania

Morphological and Syntactical Irregularities in the Book of Revelation, by Laurențiu Florentin Moț, studies Revelation’s solecisms from a Greek perspective. It convincingly proves that, in accord with Second Language Acquisition studies, Semitic transfer in Revelation is extremely...
Series: 
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004290587
Expected: 
November 2014