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Rethinking New Testament Textual Criticism
New Testament textual criticism is an important but often overlooked field of study. Results drawn from textual studies bear important consequences for interpreting the New Testament and cannot be ignored by serious students of Scripture. This book introduces current issues in New Testament textual criticism and surveys the various methods used to determine the original te ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Baker Academic
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Interesting perspectives on NT Textual Criticism, from some of the leaders in the field. I must admit that this was slow going, partly because of the technical nature of some of the sections. The authors were definitely writing for a scholarly audience, and I do not claim to be an expert. Yet, there was enough clearly explained to discern the different approaches to textual criticism. I wish the contributors had been given space to interact with each other. Perhaps the differences in the various ...more
An excellent discussion of four different New Testament textual critics with one response from a 2000 conference at Southeastern Seminary. This is an important topic in Christian thought that is much overlooked in conservative or evangelical groups. The irony of course is the great weight such groups give to the text of the Bible.