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Title:
The Bible as book : the transmission of the Greek text
Author:
McKendrick, Scot.
Publication Information:
London : British Library ; New Castle, DE : Oak Knoll Press ; Grand Haven, Mich. : In association with the Scriptorium: Center for Christian Antiquities, 2003.
Physical Description:
xii, 260 pages, 8 pages of plates : facsimiles ; 25 cm
General Note:
Report of a conference held in 1998 at Hampton Court, Herefordshire, England.
Language:
English
Contents:
The Codex Alexandrinus, or the dangers of being a named manuscript / Scot McKendrick -- Another look at Codex Sinaiticus / John J. Brogan -- The Codex Vaticanus: its history and significance / J. Neville Birdsall -- Codex Bezae: the manuscript as past, present and future / David Paker -- The 'textual mechanics' of early Jewish LXX/OG papyri and fragments / Robert A. Kraft -- Quantitative methods for exploring the relationship between books of the Sepaugint / Karen H. Jobes -- The Greek biblical texts from the Judean desert / Emanuel Tov -- From Nestle to the Editio Critica Maior: century's perspective of The new testament minuscule tradition / Michael W. Holmes -- Thoroughgoing eclecticism / J.K. Elliott -- The majority text: why not reconsider it's exile? / Jakob van Bruggen -- The use of the Church fathers in New Testament textual criticism / Bart D. Ehrman -- Why so many holes in the papyrological evidence for the Greek New Testament? / Stanley E. Porter -- The life and work of the Eberhard Nestle / Warren A. Kay -- The future of New Testament textual studies / Bruce M. Metzger -- The future of Septuagint textual studies / John William Wevers.
ISBN:
9781584560821

9780712347273
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Book

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Summary

This volume covers a wide range of topics that bear on the textual criticism of the Greek Bible including: the relationship between Jewish scribal culture and early Christian literary practices; Greek biblical texts uncovered in the Judean Desert; the New Testament minuscule tradition; and New Testament biblical papyri. Fresh studies are presented of the Codex Sinaiticus, Codex Bezae, and Codex Alexandrinus. Featuring contributions from an international group of biblical scholars, this work represents a significant contribution to the history and study of the Greek Bible. Publication date is May 2003.


Summary

This volume covers a wide range of topics that bear on the textual criticism of the Greek Bible, including: the relationship between Jewish scribal culture and early Christian literary practices; Greek biblical texts uncovered in the Judaean Desert; the New Testament miniscule tradition; and New Testament biblical papyri. Fresh studies are presented of Codex Sinaiticus, Codes Bezae, and Codex Alexandrinus. Featuring contributions from an international group of biblical scholars, the book aims to make a significant contribution to the study of the Greek Bible.


Table of Contents

Bruce M. MetzgerScot McKendrickJohn J. BroganJ. Neville BirdsallDavid ParkerRobert A. KraftKaren H. JobesEmanuel TovMichael W. HolmesJ. K. ElliottJakob van BruggenBart D. EhrmanStanley E. PorterWarren A. KayBruce M. MetzgerJohn William Wevers
Contributorsp. vii
List of Illustrationsp. viii
Prefacep. ix
Forewordp. x
The Codex Alexandrinus, or the Dangers of being a Named Manuscriptp. 1
Another Look at Codex Sinaiticusp. 17
The Codex Vaticanus: Its History and Significancep. 33
Codex Bezae: The Manuscript as Past, Present and Futurep. 43
The 'Textual Mechanics' of Early Jewish LXX/OG Papyri and Fragmentsp. 51
Quantitative Methods for Exploring the Relationship between Books of the Septuagintp. 73
The Greek Biblical Texts from the Judean Desertp. 97
From Nestle to the Editio Critica Maior: A Century's Perspective on the New Testament Minuscule Traditionp. 123
Thoroughgoing Eclecticismp. 139
The Majority Text: Why Not Reconsider its Exile?p. 147
The Use of the Church Fathers in New Testament Textual Criticismp. 155
Why so Many Holes in the Papyrological Evidence for the Greek New Testament?p. 167
The Life and Work of Eberhard Nestlep. 187
The Future of New Testament Textual Studiesp. 201
The Future of Septuagint Textual Studiesp. 209
Abbreviationsp. 221
Bibliographyp. 223
Index of Biblical and Early Christian Textsp. 243
Index of Manuscriptsp. 248
General Indexp. 253

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