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The early text of the New Testament / edited by Charles E. Hill and Michael J. Kruger.

Contributor(s): Hill, Charles E. (Charles Evan), 1956- | Kruger, Michael J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press, 2012Description: xiv, 483 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780199566365 :.Subject(s): Bible. New Testament -- Criticism, Textual | Bible. New Testament -- Versions -- History | Bible. New Testament -- Manuscripts -- History | Christian literature, Early -- PublishingSummary: "The Early Text of the New Testament aims to examine and assess from our earliest extant sources the most primitive state of the New Testament text now known. What sort of changes did scribes make to the text? What is the quality of the text now at our disposal? What can we learn about the nature of textual transmission in the earliest centuries? In addition to analysing the textual and scribal culture of early Christianity, this volume explores the textual evidence for all the sections of the New Testament. It also examines the evidence from the earliest translations of New Testament writings and the citations or allusions to New Testament texts in other early Christian writers."--Dust jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [414]-450) and indexes.

"The Early Text of the New Testament aims to examine and assess from our earliest extant sources the most primitive state of the New Testament text now known. What sort of changes did scribes make to the text? What is the quality of the text now at our disposal? What can we learn about the nature of textual transmission in the earliest centuries? In addition to analysing the textual and scribal culture of early Christianity, this volume explores the textual evidence for all the sections of the New Testament. It also examines the evidence from the earliest translations of New Testament writings and the citations or allusions to New Testament texts in other early Christian writers."--Dust jacket.

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