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Published by Sunday School Association in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Bible. -- N.T -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Bible -- Manuscripts.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes half titlepage.

Statementby James Drummond ....
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 122p. ;
Number of Pages122
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20163429M

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The transmission of the Gospels, Epistles and the rest of the New Testament was not an oral transmission but a written transmission. The book of Revelation, the last book of the New Testament was a written letter to the seven-churches in Asia. Of course, it is a good repository of the latest data in the field, but a good, readable textbook it isn't. The 4th edn (METZGER, EHRMAN,The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration (4th Edition) OUP) is really an updated and improved revision of METZGER's now classical text, well done and helpful by: Rigorously defending the traditional goals of textual criticism, Porter brings out fascinating details about the oldest manuscripts, highlighting how the evidence supports an early date for the formation of the New Testament. Too, he masterfully examines the role early translations played. Cutting-edge research. pages, softcover. Baker. How We Got the New Testament: Text, Pages: Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration (4th Edition) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.

The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration by Metzger, Bruce M. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Text of New Testament. LibraryThing. Bruce Metzger is one of the giants in the field of textual criticism. This book provides an excellent overview of the field that is readable by the laymen, as well as the clergy & academic. It is an overview however, not the only book one should read on the topic. The Text of the New Testament /5(8).   The New Testament refers to those hundreds of millions of people as being part of the great falling away. Be sure you know who you are trusting ; The old debates used to be about Christianity ; versus other religions. Now the issue is about What KIND of Christianity one has. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Drummond, James, Transmission of the text of the New Testament.

The science of textual criticism deals with (a) the making and transmission of ancient manuscripts, (b) the description of the most important witnesses to the New Testament text, and (c) the history of the textual criticism of the New Testament as reflected in the succession of printed editions of the Greek Testament. Description of the book "The Text of the New Testament: Its Transmission, Corruption, and Restoration": This thoroughly revised edition of Bruce M. Metzger's classic work is the most up-to-date manual available for the textual criticism of the New Testament.   For example, chapter 8 begins ‘For the textual critic interested in establishing the original text of the New Testament’ (p. ); and a few pages on we read ‘If the ultimate goal of textual criticism is to reconstruct the original text of the New Testament’ (p. ).Author: D. C. Parker. This book is an edited version of the author’s full notes for the Hayward Lectures, given in at Acadia Divinity School, Nova Scotia. Porter addresses three areas in three large chapters, as indicated in the subtitle of the book. In chapter one (‘The text of the New Testament’), Porter assesses recent calls to replace the traditional focus of NT textual criticism—recovering the.