Welcome to καὶ τὰ λοιπά! This is my blog about all things having to do with Koine Greek, Biblical Studies, and cognate fields. I am especially interested in Greek pedagogy using communicative methods (sometimes called the Natural Approach, or Direct Method). This method aims for true fluency in all aspects of ancient Greek: speaking, listening, reading and writing. Why try to speak a “dead” language? See my 2010 Society of Biblical Literature presentation, which addressed this very question.
You can learn more about me and my teaching by checking out my About Me page. If you’re interested in exploring some resources for communicative Greek teaching, see my Resources page.
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Thanks for reading! And thanks to my teaching assistant, Nathan Walker, aka Δῶρον, who did a lot of virtual gruntwork to get this blog looking good. Εὐχαριστῶ σοι!
I look forward to reading your blog!
Thanks, Brian! I’ve enjoyed reading your blog!