New Testament Textual Criticism presents the fundamentals of the art and science of text criticism in a concise manner. Readers will learn the importance of studying ancient texts to recapture as nearly as possible the original language and thought of the autographs, discover manuscript families and see why variant readings crept into each, and study the history of critical study and principles used to establish original reading.
This work includes chapter summary and discussion questions, as well as appendixes that offer examples of types of errors in New Testament manuscripts, the most important witnesses to various books of the New Testament, and a worksheet students can use for conducting textual analysis.
A concise companion to Ellis Brotzman's Old Testament Textual Criticism. Introduces students to the process of comparing Greek texts and seeking the original wording.
David Alan Black (DTheol, University of Basel) is professor of New Testament and Greek at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of numerous books.