An Introduction to the Textual Criticism of the New Testament (Google eBook)

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Hodder and Stoughton, 1899 - Bible - 225 pages
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Page 229 - THE PROPHECIES OF JEREMIAH. With a Sketch of His Life and Times. By the Rev. CJ BALL, MA, Chaplain of Lincoln's Inn. " The critical portion will be prized most, as it exhibits deep learning, breadth of view, and clear insight into the prophet's meaning.
Page 50 - ... number of the REVIEW appeared in January, 1884. Published monthly. Terms $4.00 a year ; single copies, 35 cents. Volumes I. to IV., 8vo, each, $2.50. Volume V., VI., $3.00 ; covers for binding, 50 cents each. The Andover Review Appendix. CRITICAL APPENDIX TO THE ANDOVER REVIEW, Volume III. Notes on Scrivener's " Plain Introduction to the Criticism of the New Testament.
Page 6 - Moliere, as a name, a part of modern literature ? Mr. Andrew Lang tells a most delightful story of a printer, who found in his ' copy ' some reference to ' the Scapin of Poquelin.' This hopelessly puzzled him, till a bright idea struck his inventive mind, and he printed it —
Page 14 - Tis competently exact indeed in the worst MS. now extant ; nor is one article of faith or moral precept either perverted or lost in them ; choose as awkwardly as you will, choose the worst by design, out of the whole lump of readings.
Page 228 - Smith has such a mastery of the scholarship of his subject that it would be a sheer impertinence for most scholars, even though tolerable Hebraists, to criticise his translations ; and certainly it is not the intention of the present reviewer to attempt anything of the kind, to do which he is absolutely incompetent. All we desire is to let English readers know how very lucid, .impressive — and, indeed, how vivid — a study of Isaiah is within their reach...
Page 86 - golden canon," that "no reading can possibly be original which contradicts the context of the passage or the tenor of the writing...
Page 200 - These also are somewhere current: ' But all things that were commanded, they immediately announced to those about Peter. And after this Jesus also Himself, from the east even to the west, sent forth by them the sacred and incorruptible proclamation of eternal salvation.' These are also, however, current, after
Page 15 - If, then, we undertake the textual criticism of the New Testament under a sense of duty, we may bring it to a conclusion under the inspiration of hope. The autographic text of the New Testament is distinctly within the reach of criticism in so immensely the greater part of the volume, that we cannot despair of restoring to ourselves and the Church of God, His Book, word for word, as He gave it by inspiration to men.

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