Please click on image to enlarge This short series of three talks will discuss the Greek New Testament: its origins and history; an evaluation of the range of available translations; the value of the Greek text for the study of the Scriptures; the way in which knowledge of New Testament Greek can impact on our understanding.
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Tuesday, 30 September: Talk 1. The languages of New Testament times and the reason why the New Testament was written in Koine Greek. The history of the texts of the New Testament, examining the age and authenticity of the oldest existing texts.
Tuesday, 7 October: Talk 2. The focus will be on the translations of the new Testament, the types of translations, the value of different versions and the advantage of being able to work with the original Greek.
Tuesday 14 October: Talk 3. Looking at ways of using the Greek text for analysis and understanding will be shown with examples. Some of the dangers of mis-using the Greek will also be discussed.
|Event Date||30/09/14 5:30 pm|
|Cut off date||30/09/14 12:00 am|
|Location||Bible Society of SA|