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New Testament textual criticism a concise guide by David Alan Black

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Published by Baker Books in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English


  • Bible. N.T. -- Criticism, Textual.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 73-74) and indexes.

StatementDavid Alan Black.
LC ClassificationsBS2325 .B63 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination79 p. :
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1433749M
ISBN 100801010748
LC Control Number93045565

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Textual criticism is a branch of textual scholarship, philology, and of literary criticism that is concerned with the identification of textual variants, or different versions, of either manuscripts or of printed books. Such texts may range in dates from the earliest writing in cuneiform, impressed on clay, for example, to multiple unpublished versions of a 21st-century author's work. Sep 12,  · Hurtado, L. W. “Beyond the Interlude? Developments and Directions in New Testament Textual Criticism.” Pages in Studies in the Early Text of the Gospels and Acts the Papers of the First Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament, edited by David G. K. Taylor. Text-Critical Studies 1. A renewed interest in textual criticism has created an unfortunate proliferation of myths, mistakes, and misinformation about this technical area of biblical studies. Elijah Hixson and Peter Gurry, along with a team of New Testament textual critics, offer up-to-date, accurate information on the history and current state of the New Testament text that will serve apologists and offer a self. An incredible help, this book ought to be read by all. I sat down and finished it in two hours. I couldn't put it down. It's title is precise, it is a wonderfully concise introduction to New Testament Textual Criticism/5.

Textual criticism of the New Testament is the analysis of the manuscripts of the New Testament, whose goals include identification of transcription errors, analysis of versions, and attempts to reconstruct the original.. The New Testament has been preserved in more than 5, Greek manuscripts, 10, Latin manuscripts and 9, manuscripts in various other ancient languages including Syriac. Sean McDowell: “Elijah Hixson and Peter J. Gurry have provided the church with an indispensable resource with the release of their recent book Myths and Mistakes in New Testament Textual Criticism. In my opinion, every pastor, Bible teacher, speaker, and apologist needs to read this book.”. 1. “The New Testament Text in the Second Century: A Challenge for the Twenty-First Century” New Testament Textual Research Update 8 () pp. 1– 2. “The Nature of the Evidence available for restructuring the Text of the New Testament in the Second Century” in Christian-B. Amphoux and J. Keith Elliott (eds.), The New Testament Text in. Books shelved as textual-criticism: The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration by Bruce M. Metzger, Old Testament Textu.

This series is a four-part series on New Testament textual criticism. It provides the basics on this science and art, and answers many questions that arise. Since the unexpected popularity of Bart Ehrman's bestselling Misquoting Jesus, textual criticism has become a staple of Christian apologetics. Ehrman's skepticism about recovering the original and inerrant text of the New Testament does deserve a response. However, this renewed apologetic interest in textual criticism has created fresh problems for evangelicals.5/5(1). Jan 16,  · Most ministers have not read a book about New Testament textual criticism since their first year of seminary and most church members have probably never read a book on the subject. That might need to change. Since the dawn of lower criticism in . New Testament Textual Criticism presents the fundamentals of the art and science of text criticism in a concise manner. Readers will learn the importance of studying ancient texts to recapture as nearly as possible the original language and thought of the autographs, discover manuscript families and see why variant readings crept into each, and study the history of critical study and 5/5(3).