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by Geoff
Thu May 15, 2008 4:04 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: I'm back
Replies: 0
Views: 1083

I'm back

After a long hiatus I'm going to be back to lurking around daily and posting occasionally. I think over the summer I'm going to have one of my daughters working on Rouse's "A Greek Boy at Home" The other daughter wants to pick up a bit of latin. So here I am. Do I need any news or updates of textkit...
by Geoff
Sun Jun 25, 2006 5:26 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: In Honor of W. Annis
Replies: 7
Views: 2623

'ee says 'ees not dead yet. ...

your not foolin anyone.
by Geoff
Sun Feb 05, 2006 7:57 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Rules 1.3 **members please don't read**
Replies: 6
Views: 1755

I 1/read it
by Geoff
Sun Feb 05, 2006 7:47 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Rules 1.3 **members please don't read**
Replies: 6
Views: 1755

σιμων οὐκ ἐλάλεσην
by Geoff
Fri Feb 03, 2006 10:03 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Quote Reference? Tacitus and Marcellinus
Replies: 1
Views: 796

Quote Reference? Tacitus and Marcellinus

I'm looking for a good source for this quote. Can anyone give me a good reference online. I'm not too skilled with Perseus.


Two writers of antiquity (Tacitus and Marcellinus) wrote: "…by gambling men are led to fraud, cheating, lying, perjury, theft and other enormities
by Geoff
Tue Jan 10, 2006 3:22 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Ides of March Contest ... let's wrap this up!
Replies: 35
Views: 9545

Greek

Wow, thanks Jeff!
by Geoff
Sat Dec 17, 2005 6:10 am
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: die Quelle
Replies: 36
Views: 30369

This may be of interest. A friend knew another of the last of the civil war widows and received second hand accounts of details in battle from aunts and uncles. Not so far removed is it?

http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0908934.html
by Geoff
Sat Dec 03, 2005 4:11 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: die Quelle
Replies: 36
Views: 30369

No serious scholar outside the apologist and/or fundamentalist camp believe that the gospel writers wrote independently or that the names attached to them are authentic. This is in fact an ad hominem and incidently not possible to be negated seeing it is a tautology. The unstated premises are that ...
by Geoff
Fri Dec 02, 2005 6:34 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: die Quelle
Replies: 36
Views: 30369

Thanks for the reference Talmid. I too believe in the single Bullet Theory (I Pet 1:21) ;)

Each writer worked independantly. I'm always wondering who Q copied from.

Korio could probably speak for ages on the subject.
by Geoff
Fri Dec 02, 2005 2:55 am
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Byzantine Majority textform - Maurice Robinson
Replies: 2
Views: 4597

Byzantine Majority textform - Maurice Robinson

This was reported on another list recently. Maurice Robinson arrived at ETS in Valley Forge with some just-off-the-press copies of the new bound edition of his and (the late) William G. Pierpont's THE NEW TESTAMENT IN THE ORIGINAL GREEK - BYZANTINE TEXTFORM 2005. ISBN-10: 0-7598-0077-4. ISBN-13: 978...
by Geoff
Thu Nov 24, 2005 4:43 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: What are the kids listening to these days - Round 2
Replies: 24
Views: 6179

GGG great taste (I'm a bit skeptical of Warwick though- I've never given her a fair chance). I too love classical. I like emotionally driving music. I'm tired of all the droning and whining that has taken our pop culture. Even the "soul" music in today's pop scene is lacking and can't hold a candle ...
by Geoff
Wed Nov 23, 2005 12:03 am
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: unicode, when do we shift to it?
Replies: 30
Views: 11397

When using IE Step 1 - Open the File Menu and stare at it for 5 minutes. Step 2- Restart Step 3 - Open IE and pull down the View Menu and go through all the options under encoding to make sure unicode is enabled. Step 4 - Restart Step 5 - Call Microsoft and stay on the phone for 2 hours to get the r...
by Geoff
Sat Nov 19, 2005 5:27 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Have you got Dio?
Replies: 6
Views: 1761

:oops: Me too Matt. I confess
by Geoff
Fri Nov 18, 2005 1:19 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Have you got Dio?
Replies: 6
Views: 1761

Google: Ronnie James Dio :lol:
by Geoff
Wed Nov 02, 2005 3:30 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Aurora Leigh: Has anyone read this?
Replies: 0
Views: 640

Aurora Leigh: Has anyone read this?

It was recently reccomended that I read Aurora Leigh by E.B. Browning. I was curious what the members of Textkit think of this work if they have read it.
by Geoff
Wed Nov 02, 2005 1:09 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Ebook formatting
Replies: 3
Views: 1066

Ebook formatting

Are there any MS word formatting options to automatically format an ebook downloaded as text from Gutenberg?
by Geoff
Sat Oct 29, 2005 3:35 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Flash Card Tools for NT Greek
Replies: 3
Views: 3971

Does anyone actually use the software on the cd which came with mounce's text? I have installed it before a few years back, and found it a bit unwieldy. Perhaps I was just ignorant and should try it again.
by Geoff
Fri Oct 28, 2005 6:49 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Flash Card Tools for NT Greek
Replies: 3
Views: 3971

Flash Card Tools for NT Greek

Here's a good tool for NT Greek study. This entire file can be saved and kept on a local drive. http://www.christian-software.com/grkheb/grklores.php This comes from the "Greek Tutor" software which was produced by parsons technology. This is the underlying software for Ted Hildebrandts system. http...
by Geoff
Fri Oct 28, 2005 6:33 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: language learning: nifty ideas
Replies: 3
Views: 1820

language learning: nifty ideas

This book is pretty good. Its full of some good ideas and interesting trivia.


http://thpt-luongthevinh.com/dulieu/ebo ... nguage.pdf
by Geoff
Sun Oct 23, 2005 7:39 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Translation Theory
Replies: 9
Views: 8403

Translation Theory

There are a number of translation theories and one way is not neccessarily right when contexts are considered. When producing a translation for broad use and study many people believe that there is essentially one theory which is acceptable (incidentally I believe that formal equivanlence is THE tra...
by Geoff
Thu Oct 20, 2005 2:26 am
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Start your engines: Mounce A Group schedule
Replies: 2
Views: 3439

Start your engines: Mounce A Group schedule

http://www.textkit.com/groups/mounce/session-a.php

Look at that link for more information.

I'm sorry for being so quiet. My net access could be shy for a bit longer

Let the questions begin. I'll post this to the list too, but I thought I'd put one here first.

Geoff
by Geoff
Sun Oct 09, 2005 6:49 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: NOAH'S ARK FOUND
Replies: 5
Views: 1964

I'm skeptical of most archeological "finds". I know the ark existed due to the reliability of ancient documents (i.e. Genesis) :D There have been some good finds. I'm not casting out archeological work, but there are some real fruits out there. http://www.apologeticspress.org/rr/reprints/arkfound.pd...
by Geoff
Sun Oct 09, 2005 6:35 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Starting an Ancient Language club...
Replies: 9
Views: 2357

αλς τῆς ἀρχαῖου γλώσσης τό συμπόσιον
by Geoff
Wed Oct 05, 2005 5:51 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Nestle UBS correspond
Replies: 1
Views: 3067

Nestle UBS correspond

I'm trying to examine textual differences from the 23rd and 26th editions. These are the respective texts underlying the NASB and the NASB95. I have a 26th edition and don't have the 23rd. I do however have a UBS second edition and a Nestle 16th. Does the UBS second edition corrrespond to any partic...
by Geoff
Sat Oct 01, 2005 2:24 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: BBG
Replies: 2
Views: 3965

The Workbooks are signifigantly different, but the substance of the textbooks are the same. THe organization of the materials is the main difference in the textbooks. You will have flip forward or backwards from the rest of the group from time to time to read the proper material for the lessons. It ...
by Geoff
Fri Sep 23, 2005 2:54 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: William's words
Replies: 8
Views: 1997

1/fascinating
by Geoff
Mon Sep 19, 2005 1:25 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: die Quelle
Replies: 36
Views: 30369

Fanciful theory not supported by hard evidence.
by Geoff
Tue Aug 30, 2005 3:18 am
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar Study Group
Replies: 45
Views: 44239

If you are planning to purchase the book soon, use the textkit support page

http://www.textkit.com/support.php

Thanks
by Geoff
Sun Aug 28, 2005 9:45 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar Study Group
Replies: 45
Views: 44239

We're hammering out the details and hopefully have some "official" news tuesday. If there is enough interest there could be two separate groups going simultaneously. If anyone wants to take part in whatever is involved with "running" the groups please step forward and I'm sure we can find something ...
by Geoff
Sat Aug 27, 2005 12:53 pm
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar Study Group
Replies: 45
Views: 44239

Machen is a good textbook; but its rough outside of a classroom with a good teacher. His strengths are the exercises and the clarity in the use of accents. Maybe a beginning beginner shouldn't look at it, but it would be good for most students to plow through sometime. Kat could do it. In a good gro...
by Geoff
Thu Aug 25, 2005 2:12 am
Forum: Koine and Biblical and Medieval Greek
Topic: Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar Study Group
Replies: 45
Views: 44239

Mounce has a file listing the differences in the Grammar in detail. "Microsoft Word file listing the basic differences between the first and second editions" - http://www.teknia.com/index.php?page=teacherspacket#teacherspacket If any discrepencies arise in editions we could post the "rewrites" so th...
by Geoff
Wed Aug 24, 2005 5:13 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: September Machen group??
Replies: 11
Views: 3753

I'm somewhat interested in joining. Other's are working on beginning a Mounce group soon. I'll have to go with the wait and see since I'd rather go through Mounce for now.
by Geoff
Sun Aug 14, 2005 6:19 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Reading Speed
Replies: 13
Views: 3913

I'm not into "divinity School" it has no practical use really. Hey, did you call me a hairy tick? :wink: Its not the theological material I want to speed read, nor do I even really want to speed read. Its just that I skim to find information or else I scrutinize rather than soak up. The thing is tha...
by Geoff
Tue Aug 09, 2005 2:16 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Reading Speed
Replies: 13
Views: 3913

I suppose part of the problem is the need to read different types of material in different ways. I usually read cautiously or skim for the information I need them read slowly. Either way is not good for digesting something both informational and stimulating (biographies, well written histories). I'v...
by Geoff
Tue Aug 09, 2005 1:13 am
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Reading Speed
Replies: 13
Views: 3913

Reading Speed

I'm ruined on reading. My reading speed and style are hampered by reading (really studying not reading) massive amounts of theological material. I've always been leary of gimmicky speed reading courses. They seem to work for a few people. Most of these schemes fail to explain how and why they work i...
by Geoff
Wed Jul 20, 2005 6:22 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Ebonics
Replies: 11
Views: 2987

Keen Observation William, I'm not against recognizing colloquial use of English in schools and using what is learned to teach proper (er, better) English. What I am against is the recognition of an improper English (which in all probablility stems from an abuse of the language and not functions of s...
by Geoff
Tue Jul 19, 2005 1:53 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Ebonics
Replies: 11
Views: 2987

Ebonics

Look at this, http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=45334 Those with linguistic interest should have some interesting perspectives on this issue. I once heard a black linguist on a talkshow say he resented ebonics since the phonetic characteristics are traced not to African origin...
by Geoff
Tue Jul 19, 2005 1:35 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: What do you say to people disturbed by the Greek alphabet?
Replies: 49
Views: 15596

That's truly amazing. You live in CA too. Theocracies are much more restrained than that. I live deep in the heart of Texas and have never gotten anything for studying Greek in public. Weird, perhaps like William politely suggested there is an excessive amount of mentally handicapped people on your ...
by Geoff
Fri Jul 15, 2005 2:09 pm
Forum: Learning Greek
Topic: Anyone know of Greek Grammar Guides?
Replies: 2
Views: 1480

The intelligent person's guide is good; The NT greek in a nutshell isn't bad right here at Textkit (although its Koine). There are tons of textbooks with appendixes full of paradigms that you could use.

Geoff
by Geoff
Thu Jul 14, 2005 3:15 pm
Forum: Open Board
Topic: Soul Food
Replies: 48
Views: 11978

oh oh, buttered biscuits and chocolate grave (sauce) Mmmmmmmm :D