Text-critical Methodology and the Pre-Caesarean Text: Codex W in the Gospel of Mark

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1981 - Religion - 100 pages
This book examines the textual characteristics and relationships of important early Greek manuscripts of the Gospel of Mark (chiefly Codex Washingtonianus [W], and also Family 13 and P45), and challenges the generally accepted view that these manuscripts are witnesses to an early stage of Caesarean text-type. "Dr. Hurtado makes a significant contribution to the investigation of New Testament Greek manuscripts." - Bruce Metzger
 

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I Truly believe that no man has the right to criticized God word in the bible. no one! because: 2Ti 3:16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for
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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
CODEX W AND THE WESTERN TEXT
14
CODEX W AND THE GAESAREAN TEXT
24
CODEX W AND FAMILY 13
46
CODEX W AND P45
63
SCRIBAL PURPOSES OF CODEX W
67
CONCLUSIONS
85
Tables of Quantitative Relationships
90
Selected Bibliography
95
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