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Re: tc-list Greek lexicons

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  • Kevin W. Woodruff
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 4, 1999
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      Unless you do a lot of work in the early Church Fathers, I think BAGD and
      L&S will serve you just fine.

      At 10:14 AM 12/29/98 -0500, you wrote:
      >Is Lampe's _A Patristic Greek Lexicon_ worth the $295 to buy?
      >The context of this question is that I am a professor of theology in a
      >Seminary in Caracas, Venezuela. The seminary does not have the library
      >facilities that a normal seminary in the States would have. In my
      >personal library, I have Bauer's Lexicon (2nd ed., not the new one soon
      >to be released) and Liddell, Scott, Jones' Lexicon as well as various
      >other theological dictionaries such as Kittel complete set and Colin
      >Brown's set. Also, with the internet resources such as Thesaurus Gracae
      >(sp?) available, would I be just as well off getting the newer version of
      >Bauer, rather than Lampe's?
      >I am finishing up my MA in Theological Studies while on furlough and will
      >soon be finished. My next project will be to do an indepth study of
      >Galatians from the Greek text. While I do not consider myself a
      >professional textual critic, I am interested in being able to
      >independently evaluate the textual variants.
      >Rev. James A. Gehman
      >Missionary in Residence, Brookside Community Church
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      Kevin W. Woodruff, M.Div.
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