An Introduction to the New Testament Manuscripts and Their Texts
By (author) D. C. Parker
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Introduction to the New Testament Manuscripts and Their Texts by D. C. Parker
Book DescriptionThis book is a major English-language introduction to the earliest manuscripts of the New Testament. An essential handbook for scholars and students, it provides a thorough grounding in the study and editing of the New Testament text combined with an emphasis on the dramatic current developments in the field. Covering ancient sources in Greek, Syriac, Latin and Coptic, it: * Describes the manuscripts and other ancient textual evidence, and the tools needed to study them * Deals with textual criticism and textual editing, describing modern approaches and techniques, with guidance on the use of editions * Introduces the witnesses and textual study of each of the main sections of the New Testament, discussing typical variants and their significance. A companion website with full-colour images provides generous amounts of illustrative material, bringing the subject alive for the reader.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521719896
(228mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 24-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author D. C. Parker
Introduction to the New Testament Manuscripts and Their Texts, Hardback (July 2008)
An indispensable introduction which emphasises dramatic current developments in the study of the New Testament.
Transmission and Reception, Hardback (July 2006)
Exploring various topics pertaining to the transmission and reception of the New Testament, this volume presents sixteen new studies that bear important implications for textual criticism, New Testament interpretation, and understanding the formative impact of the New Testament text on Early Christianity.
Living Text of the Gospels, Hardback (August 1997)» View all books by D. C. Parker
This book represents an important departure in Gospel studies and textual criticism, providing an innovative introduction to the discipline.
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Author Biography - D. C. Parker
D. C. Parker is Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology in the Department of Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham. His publications include The Living Text of the Gospels (1997) and Codex Bezae: An Early Christian Manuscript and its Text (1992).
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