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Stephen H. Levinsohn

Senior Linguistics Consultant

Post-2000 Publications and Conference Papers that Supplement Discourse Features of New Testament Greek (2000)

Part I. Constituent Order

(General): The relevance of Greek discourse studies to exegesis. Journal of Translation 2.2 (2006), §§2.1, 3.1. Online at http://www.sil.org/siljot/2006/2/48004/siljot2006-2-02.pdf.

(General): Constituent Order and ‘Emphasis’ in the Greek New Testament presented at a lunchtime seminar at Tyndale House, Cambridge, England, January 2014. https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/68433

Chap. 4: The postposing of topical subjects in Luke-Acts and John presented at the International Conference of the Society of Biblical Literature held in Vienna, Austria, July 2014.
https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/68388

§4.5:   Τις Noun Order as an Anchoring Device in Luke-Acts presented at the International Conference of the Society of Biblical Literature, Rome, Italy, July 2009 (co-author: Anthony G. Pope)
https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/68390

§4.5:   A Fresh Look at Adjective – Noun Ordering in Articular Noun Phrases presented at the International Conference of the Society of Biblical Literature held in London, England, July 2011. https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/68397.

Part II. Sentence Conjunctions

(General): The relevance of Greek discourse studies to exegesis. Journal of Translation 2.2 (2006), §§2.3, 3.3. Online at http://www.sil.org/siljot/2006/2/48004/siljot2006-2-02.pdf.

(General): Conjunctions and Other Connectives presented at a lunchtime seminar at Tyndale House, Cambridge, England, November 2013. https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/68435

Chap. 7: ‘Therefore’ or ‘Wherefore’: What’s the Difference? In Taylor, Richard A. and Craig E. Morrison (eds.), Reflections on lexicography: Explorations in ancient Syriac, Hebrew, and Greek sources. Perspectives on linguistics and ancient languages 4 (Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias, 2014), 325-343.

Part III. Patterns of Reference

Chap. 8: Making Sense of Participant Reference: How the Same Person can be ἄνθρωπος & ἐκεῖνος & οὗτος & (Jn 9) presented at a lunchtime seminar at Tyndale House, Cambridge, England, November 2014. https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/68391

Chap. 8: Towards a unified linguistic description of οὗτος and ἐκεῖνος. In The Linguist as Pedagogue: Trends in the Teaching and Linguistic Analysis of the Greek New Testament, edited by Stanley E. Porter and Matthew Brook O’Donnell, 206-19. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2009.

§8.3:   Erchomai and Poreuomai in Luke-Acts: two orientation strategies. Notes on Translation 15.3 (2001):13-30. https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/7194

Chap. 9: The relevance of Greek discourse studies to exegesis. Journal of Translation 2.2 (2006), §§2.2, 3.2. Online at http://www.sil.org/siljot/2006/2/48004/siljot2006-2-02.pdf.

Chap. 9: The Greek Article and Exegesis presented at a lunchtime seminar at Tyndale House, Cambridge, England, November 2014. https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/68439

Part IV. Backgrounding and Highlighting Devices

Chaps. 10-11: Eight constraints on the interpretation of Luke 17:11-19 presented at the International Conference of the Society of Biblical Literature held in Vienna, Austria, July 2014. https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/68395

§10.2  Aspect and Prominence in the Synoptic Accounts of Jesus’ Entry into Jerusalem, Filologia Neotestamentaria Vol. 23 (2010): 161-74.

§10.2  Verb Forms and Grounding in Narrative. In Runge, Steven E. and Christopher J. Fresch (eds.), The Greek Verb Revisited: A Fresh Approach for Biblical Exegesis (Bellingham WA: Lexham Press, 2016), 163-183.

§10.2  Functions of Copula-Participle Combinations (“Periphrastics”). In Runge, Steven E. and Christopher J. Fresch (eds.), The Greek Verb Revisited: A Fresh Approach for Biblical Exegesis (Bellingham WA: Lexham Press, 2016), 307-326.

§10.2  Gnomic Aorists: No Problem! The Greek Indicative Verb System as Four Ordered Pairs. In Muñoz Gallarte, Israel, and Jesús Peláez (eds.), Mari Via Tua: Philological Studies in Honour of Professor Antonio Piñero. Estudios de Filología Neotestamentaria 11 (Córdoba: Ed. El Almendro, 2016; ISBN 978-84-8005-220-7), 183-196.

§11.1: Adverbial Participial Clauses in Koiné Greek: Grounding and Information Structure presented at the International Conference on Discourse and Grammar (DG2008) ‘Illocutionary force, information structure and subordination between discourse and grammar’, Universeit Ghent, Belgium, May 2008. https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/68396

§11.1.2: Relative Salience of Post-nuclear Adverbial Participles in the Synoptics presented at the conference of the European Association of Biblical Studies held in Leuven, Belgium, June 2016.
(Submitted to Filología Neotestamentaria.)

Part V. The Reporting of Conversation

§16.2: Is ὅτι an interpretive use marker? In The Linguist as Pedagogue: Trends in the Teaching and Linguistic Analysis of the Greek New Testament, edited by Stanley E. Porter and Matthew Brook O’Donnell, 161-80. Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix Press, 2009.

Part VI. Boundary Features

(General:) Self-instruction Materials on Non-Narrative Discourse Analysis, chapter 8 (2015).
https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/68640

(General:) A Holistic Approach to the Argument Structure of Romans 6 presented at the International Conference of the Society of Biblical Literature held in London, England, July 2011. https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/68394.

Discourse for Translation materials (2009)

Some Notes on the Information Structure and Discourse Features of Luke 22 and 6:20-49
https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/68382

Some Notes on the Information Structure and Discourse Features of 1 Corinthians 1-4
https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/68384

Some Notes on the Information Structure and Discourse Features of 1 Thessalonians: https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/68357

Some Notes on the Information Structure and Discourse Features of 1 Timothy
https://www.sil.org/resources/archives/68385