A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature, 3rd Edition

ISBN-13: 9780226039336

ISBN-10: 0226039331

Author: Walter Bauer

Edition: 3rd

Publication date:
2001
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Format:
Hardcover 1188 pages
Category:
Religion, Study Guides, Writing
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Acknowledged author Walter Bauer wrote A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature, 3rd Edition comprising 1188 pages back in 2001. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0226039331 and 9780226039336. Since then A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature, 3rd Edition textbook received total rating of 4 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $44.73 or rent at the marketplace.


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Described as an "invaluable reference work" (Classical Philology) and "a tool indispensable for the study of early Christian literature" (Religious Studies Review) in its previous edition, this new updated American edition of Walter Bauer's Wörterbuch zu den Schriften des Neuen Testaments builds on its predecessor's staggering deposit of extraordinary erudition relating to Greek literature from all periods. Including entries for many more words, the new edition also lists more than 25,000 additional references to classical, intertestamental, Early Christian, and modern literature.In this edition, Frederick W. Danker's broad knowledge of Greco-Roman literature, as well as papyri and epigraphs, provides a more panoramic view of the world of Jesus and the New Testament. Danker has also introduced a more consistent mode of reference citation, and has provided a composite list of abbreviations to facilitate easy access to this wealth of information.Perhaps the single most important lexical innovation of Danker's edition is its inclusion of extended definitions for Greek terms. For instance, a key meaning of "episkopos" was defined in the second American edition as overseer; Danker defines it as "one who has the responsibility of safeguarding or seeing to it that something is done in the correct way, guardian." Such extended definitions give a fuller sense of the word in question, which will help avoid both anachronisms and confusion among users of the lexicon who may not be native speakers of English.Danker's edition of Bauer's Wörterbuch will be an indispensable guide for Biblical and classical scholars, ministers, seminarians, and translators.