Increasingly, students are using electronic media as their primary mode for accessing biblical texts, including Koine Greek grammars. Gerald Stevens's New Testament Greek, incorporated into the outstanding Accordance® software system, is a superb example of such an electronic grammar text. Unfortunately, workbooks facilitating classroom use of such electronic grammars are much less common. Stevens Greek Workbook now bridges the gulf between his Accordance® grammar resource and the classroom. Convinced that I should accommodate this student trend toward using electronic resources, I am indebted to Gerald Stevens's carefully constructed and effective Workbook, incorporating his many years of teaching Greek, to empower me to guide my students more effectively through the task of learning to read the New Testament in the original language.
--R. Warren Johnson
East Texas Baptist University
Stevens's passion for learner-centered approaches to language study has produced a workbook with top quality exercises. Students will be delighted that, early on, assignments apply rudiments of Greek grammar to Bible texts. Exposure to ancient artifacts illustrates the relevance of studying Greek. Vocabulary review, creative assignments, and translation practice masterfully guide students through complex terminology and translation paradigms while rendering them surprisingly accessible to any student. Designed with clarity, understanding, and application in mind, this timeless resource is a "must have" text for students.
--Renate Viveen Hood
The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Stevens Greek Workbook is a proven resource that will benefit students at all points of Greek grammar. Thorough coverage and solid drills reinforce grammar learning in multiple ways, with some of the most complete exercises available for learning Greek. Following the Accordance module logically and consistently, this resource is one of the most user-friendly student workbooks available. Special helps along the way on subjects not yet covered, including unfamiliar vocabulary or vocabulary in a special form in the text, keep the student moving forward. Students also will welcome the translation helps. The workbook contains almost exclusively NT passages, focusing especially on 1 John in the latter chapters, thereby helping students to see the links between their efforts in learning Greek and the goal of understanding the NT text better. The graphics are amazingly good and contain some great images for discussion and learning about the context of the NT. An English grammar review addresses a common weakness in studying Greek grammar. I highly recommend this workbook as an excellent and proven way for students to master the Koine Greek of the New Testament.
New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary
Gerald Stevens combines nearly thirty years of classroom experience teaching Greek into a helpful, hands-on workbook that is simple and straightforward. Greek can be complicated enough to learn, but Stevens keeps simple things simple as students progressively learn the basics of Biblical Greek. Whether for independent study or classroom use, Stevens's workbook is the practice field for daily and weekly workouts towards the "big game"--reading the Greek New Testament for yourself.
California Baptist University