A Student's Guide to Textual Criticism of the Bible: Its History, Methods and Results  -     By: Paul D. Wegner
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A Student's Guide to Textual Criticism of the Bible: Its History, Methods and Results

Inter-Varsity Press / 2004 / Paperback

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This book introduces you to textual criticism of the whole Bible--the Hebrew Old Testament and the Greek New Testament. In plain language and with illustration, Paul D. Wegner gives an overview of the history and methods, aims and results of textual criticism. He explores original texts and fragments, examines errors and changes leading to discovery and a renewed confidence in the reliability of Scripture giving the reader an appreciation for the vast work that has been accomplished in preserving the text of Scripture. This work features black and white charts, photographs, and a glossary.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 208
Vendor: Inter-Varsity Press
Publication Date: 2004
Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0830827315
ISBN-13: 9780830827312
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The Bible has been on a long historical journey since its original composition. Its texts have been copied and recopied. And despite the most careful and painstaking efforts of scribes and publishers down through the centuries, errors of one sort or another have crept in and have been reproduced. Sorting out the errors and determining the original wording is the task of textual criticism. In fact, the task of textual criticism is so daunting and detailed that it is divided between Old Testament textual critics and New Testament textual critics. That is why nearly every book on the subject focuses on the textual criticism of either the Old or New Testament. But if you are one of those interested in a general understanding of textual criticism, this book introduces you to textual criticism of the whole Bible--the Hebrew Old Testament and the Greek New Testament. In plain language and with ample illustration, Paul D. Wegner gives you an overview of the history and methods, aims and results of textual criticism. In the process you will gain an appreciation for the vast work that has been accomplished in preserving the text of Scripture and find a renewed confidence in its reliability.

Author Bio

Paul D. Wegner (Ph.D., Kings College, University of London) is a professor of Old Testament with a specialty in the study of Isaiah. He taught at Phoenix Seminary for eleven years and, before that, at Moody Bible Institute for nearly thirteen years. He is the author of (IVP, 2006), (Baker Academic, 2004) and (Kregel Academic, 2009).

Editorial Reviews

"No introductory textbook to textual criticism of the Bible measures up to A Student's Guide to Textual Criticism of the Bible. It uniquely combines Old Testament and New Testament textual criticism into one handy, delightfully illustrated volume. Paul Wegner writes for students, successfully guiding them through the text's long and complex journey by his clear style, objectivity and arresting photographs. General readers of the Bible will appreciate this introduction to the textual notes in their Bibles."
"Here, at last, is a well-written, succinctly stated, wisely selected history and wonderfully illustrated textual criticism guide that covers both testaments in one volume. Where others have often made this science sound arcane and obtuse, Paul Wegner has skillfully described textual criticism in plain but ample and interesting ways. I highly recommend it to all serious Bible students, but especially to seminary faculty who must juggle book budgets and who up to now have had to order a separate text in this area for each testament."

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