The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration

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Oxford University Press, 1992 - Religion - 310 pages
For more than twenty-five years the standard account of the compilation and transmission of the New Testament, this text offers a comprehensive survey of ancient and newly-discovered manuscripts, and considers both the science and art of textual criticism as applied to the interpretation ofmanuscripts. Containing references to more than 150 additional books and articles dealing with Greek manuscripts, early versions, and critical studies of witnesses to the text of the New Testament, it covers a variety of textual problems and provides an objective account of the several schools oftextual methodology. The third edition describes advances in textual criticism of the New Testament since 1964. The Text of the New Testament, 3/e remains a definitive resource for courses in biblical studies and the history of Christianity.

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Bruce M. Metzger, George L. Collord Professor of New Testament Language and Literature, Emeritus, Princeton Theological Seminary.

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