Addition to Textual Criticism Page

IGNT Papyrus transcriptions: Gospel according to John

27 NT papyri transcriptions on the website of the Birmingham (UK) based Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing.

Additions: Textual Criticism

Have added a few dissertations to the Textual Criticism: Books and Dissertations page:

Amy Sue Anderson, 1999. Codex 1582 and Family 1 of the gospels: the Gospel of Matthew. (PhD diss. University of Birmingham, 1999). [Free access on registration; ]

Arthur Cunningham, The New Testament text of St. Cyril of Alexandria. (PhD diss. University of Manchester, 1995). [Free access on registration; ]

J. G. Heimerdinger, The contribution of discourse analysis to textual criticism: a study of the Bezan text of Acts. (PhD diss. University of Wales, 1994.) [Free access on registration; ]

H. A. G. Houghton, Augustine’s citations and text of the Gospel according to John. (PhD diss. University of Birmingham, 2006.) [Free access on registration; ]

Christopher Robert Dennis Jordan, The textual tradition of the Gospel of John in Greek gospel lectionaries from the middle Byzantine period. (PhD diss. University of Birmingham, 2010.)

Jeffrey John Kloha. A textual commentary on Paul’s First Epistle to the Corinthians. 4 volumes. PhD diss. (University of Leeds, 2006.) [Free access on registration; ]

Amy Catherine Myshrall. Codex Sinaiticus, its correctors, and the Caesarean text of the Gospels. (PhD diss. University of Birmingham, 2005). [Free access on registration; ]

Textual criticism: images

Have added a link to the BL site and slightly re-organised the ‘images‘ page.

“The Digitised Manuscripts web pages give access to fully digitised manuscripts held at the British Library, with their descriptions.” There is a useful detailed list (in four parts) of the Biblical manuscripts in this digital collection on the Evangelical Textual Criticism blog: part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4.

Additions: Textual Criticism: Papyrology

Textual Criticism: Papyrology

Generalverwaltung der Koeniglichen Museen zu Berlin (ed.), Aegyptische Urkunden aus den Koeniglichen Museen zu Berlin. (Berlin: Weidmannsche Buchhandlung). – Band 1 (1895); Band 2 (1898); Band 3 (1903); Band 4 (1912). Transcriptions of documents from Egypt, many of which are in Greek.

Additions to: Textual Criticism: Papyrology

Textual Criticism: Papyrology

Bernard P. Grenfell & Arthur S. Hunt (eds.), The Oxyrhynchus papyri. (London: Egypt Exploration Fund).
Part 1 (1898); Part 2 (1899); Part 3 (1903);
Part 4 (1904); Part 4 (alternative version); Part 5 (1908);
Part 6 (1908); Part 7 (1910); Part 8 (1911); Part 9 (1912); Part 10 (1914); Part 11 (1915);
Part 12 (1916); Part 13 (1919); Part 14 (1920).

Additions: Textual Criticism

Some classic works, and a couple of recent dissertations.

Textual criticism: Books & Dissertations

Thomas W. Allen, Notes on abbreviations in Greek manuscripts. (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1889).

Chim Yuk Chan, The relationship between textual criticism and the synoptic question: a study based on the passion narrative. (PhD diss., Murdoch University, 2005).

Leopold A. Foullah, The independent witness to the New Testament Greek text of manuscript 579 located in the Bibliotheque Nationale de Paris. (PhD diss., University of Leeds, 1991). [Free access on registration; ]

R. Janssen (ed.) Das Johannes-Evangelium nach der Paraphrase des Nonnus Panopolitanus, mit einem ausführlichen kritischen Apparat. (Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur, Neue Folge Band 8, Heft 4 (Band 23, Heft 4).) (Leipzig: Hinrichs, 1903).

Paul Koetschau, Zur Textkritik von Origenes’ Johannescommentar. (Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der Altchristlichen Literatur, Neue Folge Band 13, Heft 2 (Band 28, Heft 2).) (Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs, 1905).

Kenneth Panten, A history of research on Codex Bezae, with special reference to the Acts of the Apostles: evaluation and future directions. (PhD diss., Murdoch University, 1995).

John David Punch, The pericope adultrae: theories of insertion & omission. (PhD diss., Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, 2010).

Bernhard Weiss, Der Codex D in der Apostelgeschichte: textkritische Untersuchung. (Texte und Untersuchungen zur Geschichte der altchristlichen Literatur) (Leipzig: J. C. Hinrichs’sche Buchhandlung, 1897).

Additions: textual criticism – articles

Have added three items to the ‘articles’ section of the textual criticism page:

Claire Clivaz, “A new NT papyrus: P126 (PSI 1497).” Early Christianity 1.1 (2010) 158-162.

Jan Krans, “Codex Boreelianus: de omzwervingen van een evangelieboek.” In: Marco van Egmond, Bart Jaski, and Hans Mulder (eds), Bijzonder onderzoek: een ontdekkingsreis door de collecties van de Universiteitsbibliotheek Utrecht. (Leiden: Waanders, 2009), pp. 98-104.

Tobias Nicklas, “Das Christentum der Spätantike: Religion von ‘Büchern’, nicht (nur) von Texten: Zu einem Aspekt der ‘Materialität von Kommunikation’.” TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism 13 (2009).

Update: Textual Criticism: resources

Stunning website by the Centre for NT textual criticism in Münster. Offers access to images of many mss, transcriptions (!), and more.

Great website – images, news on mss discoveries, and more.

Addition to Textual Criticism: Resources

A high-quality site has been added to the Resources page under Textual Criticism:

Tregelles’s Greek New Testament
Dirk Jongkind has edited Tregelles’s classic work, available for downloading as image or DOC files with unicode text.

Added “audio and video” page to: Textual Criticism

I have added an Audio and Video page under Textual Criticism – so far with two items:

Bart D. Ehrman, Misquoting Jesus. 2007.  (Streaming Video or Audio File).  – Lecture at the Washington National Cathedral. MP3 audio or WMV video download.

Daniel B. Wallace, Textual Criticism Series
[Six Video Files, no date]. Small RM files of a lecture series.