By Bart D. Ehrman
For the 1st time in a single quantity this e-book offers contributions to the textual feedback of the recent testomony remodeled the prior two decades via Bart Ehrman, one of many premiere textual students in North the USA. the gathering comprises fifteen formerly released articles and 6 lectures (delivered at Duke college and Yale college) on a number subject matters of relevant significance to the field.
Following a basic essay that provides an advent to the sector for rookies are a number of essays facing text-critical procedure, specially touching on the category of the Greek manuscript witnesses. There then keep on with articles at the historical past of the textual content, a number of articles on vital particular textual difficulties, and 3 articles at the significance and use of patristic proof for constructing the textual content and writing the historical past of its transmission. the quantity concludes with six lectures designed to teach the significance not just of reconstructing an allegedly “original” textual content but in addition of spotting how that textual content used to be replaced by means of scribes of the early Christian centuries.
This e-book could be of important curiosity to any student or complicated pupil of the hot testomony and early Christianity. it'll make an amazing better half quantity for Bart Ehrman’s ground-breaking examine, The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture: the results of Early Christological Controversies at the textual content of the recent testomony (Oxford, 1993) and the quantity he co-edited with Michael Holmes, The textual content of the recent testomony in modern examine: Essays at the