Last week, I bought what is probably the most exciting book I’ve bought for a long time – Steve Runge’s Discourse Grammar. I was introduced to ‘discourse grammar’ (aka ‘text linguistics’) by my Greek teacher at WEST (John Kendall). John not only explained very clearly the basic concepts of discourse grammar, but also demonstrated very well their benefit in exegsis. So I’m excitied to have an accessible and comprehensive reference guide to this kind of stuff.
I’m going to blog some notes as I read through the book. Here goes: