Books, dissertations, and articles

Books & Dissertations

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; ]

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

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

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; ]

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.)

Chris Keith, Jesus Began to Write: Literacy, the Pericope Adulterae, and the Gospel of John. (PhD diss. University of Edinburgh, 2008).

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; ]

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).

Ivo Tamm, Theologisch-Christologische Varianten in der frühen Überlieferung des Neuen Testaments? (Evangelisch-Theologische Fakultät.) Mag.Theol. diss. Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität 2008. [German]

Older Works

Anon., 1897. The Oxford debate on the textual criticism of the New Testament held at New College on May 6, 1897: with a preface explanatory of the rival systems. (London: George Bell & Sons; Oxford: James Parker; Cambridge: Deighton Bell, 1897).

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

Friedrich Blass, Philology of the Gospels. (New York: Macmillan, 1898).

Adriano Cappelli, Lexicon Abbreviaturarum: Wörterbuch Lateinischer Und Italienischer Abkürzungen Wie Sie in Urkunden Und Handschriften Besonders Des Mittelalters Gebräuchlich Sind, Dargestellt in Über 14000 Holzschnittzeichen. (2. Auflage.) (Leipzig: J. J. Weber, 1928). [German]

Edgar J. Goodspeed, The Newberry Gospels. (Historical and linguistic studies in literature related to the New Testament, 1st series, Texts, Greek texts, Vol. 2, Pt. 1.)  (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1902).

Edgar J. Goodspeed, The Toronto Gospels. (Historical and linguistic studies in literature related to the New Testament. 1st series, Texts v. 2, pt. 2.) (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1911).

Edgard J. Goodspeed, The Freer Gospels. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1914).

Edgard J. Goodspeed, The Haskell Gospels. (Historical and linguistic studies in literature related to the New Testament. 1st series, Texts v. 2, pt. 5.) (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1918).

J. Rendel Harris, Codex Bezae: A Study of the So-Called Western Text of the New Testament. (Texts and Studies Ii, I.) (Cambridge: The University Press, 1891).

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).

Frederic G. Kenyon, The palaeography of Greek papyri. (Oxford: Clarendon, 1899).

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).

Kirsopp Lake, The Text of the New Testament. (4th ed.) (Oxford Church Text Books.) (New York: Edwin S. Gorham, 1908).

Eberhard Nestle (ed.), Η ΚΑΙΝΗ ΔΙΑΘΗΚΗ: text with critical apparatus. (London: British and Foreign Bible Society, 1904).

Eberhard Nestle, Einführung in das griechische Neue Testament. 3. Auflage. (Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 1909).

James Hardy Ropes, The Beginnings of Christianity: Part 1: The Acts of the Apostles. Vol. 3: The Text of Acts. (London: Macmillan, 1926).

Colin H. Roberts (ed.) An unpublished fragment of the Fourth gospel in the John Rylands library. (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1935).

Henry A. Sanders, The New Testament manuscripts in the Freer collection. (New York: Macmillan, 1918).

Alexander Souter, The Text and Canon of the New Testament. (Studies in Theology.) (London: Duckworth, 1913).

Samuel Prideaux Tregelles, An Account of the Printed Text of the Greek New Testament, with Remarks on Its Revision Upon Critical Principles, Together with a Collation of the Critical Texts of Griesbach, Scholz, Lachmann, and Tischendorf, with That in Common Use. (London: Bagster, 1854).

Samuel Prideaux Tregelles, The Greek New Testament, Edited from Ancient Authorities, with Their Various Readings in Full, and the Latin Version of Jerome: With Prolegomena and Addenda and Corrigenda Compiled and Edited by F. J. A. Hort and A. W. Streane. (London: S. Bagster & Sons, 1857).

Marvin Richardson Vincent, A History of the Textual Criticism of the New Testament. (New Testament Handbooks.) (New York: Macmillan, 1899).

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).

Brooke Foss Westcott & Fenton John Anthony Hort, The New Testament in the Original Greek: Introduction, Appendix. 2 vols. (London: Macmillan, 1896).

Johann Jakob Wettstein, Η Καινη Διαθηκη: Novum Testamentum Graecum Editionis Receptae Cum Lectionibus Variantibus Codicum Mss. Vol. 1. Amsterdam: Dommeriana, 1751).

J. M. Wilson, The Acts of the Apostles: Translated from the Codex Bezæ with an Introduction on Its Lucan Origin and Importance. (London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge; New York: Macmillan Co., 1923).

Articles & Reviews

James R. Adair, “Old and New in Textual Criticism: Similarities, Differences, and Prospects for Cooperation”. TC 1.(1996).

James R. Adair (2001). “Biblical Textual Criticism in the Internet Age” (Paper Presented at the Society of Biblical Literature International Meeting, Rome, Italy, 9-11 July 2001).

James R. Adair (2004). “Technology and the Transmission of the Biblical Text.”

American Editorial Board, 1961. Proposed publication of the manuscript evidence for the text of the Greek New Testament. Bible Translator 1 (1961) 169-171.

Christian-B. Amphoux, “Le Texte Évangélique De Césarée Et Le Type De Texte «Césaréen» Des Evangiles”. Filología Neotestamentaria 12.(1999): 3-16.

Christian-B. Amphoux, “La Grande Lacune Du Codex De Bèze”. Filología Neotestamentaria 17.(2004): 3-26.

Roger S. Bagnall, “The dating of the earliest Christian books in Egypt: general considerations.” In:  Roger S. Bagnall,  Early Christian books in Egypt. (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009), pp. 1-24.

Pieter J. J. Botha, “New Testament Textual Criticism Is Dead! Long Live New Testament Textual Criticism!” Hervormde Teologiese Studies 63.2 (2007): 560-573.

F. F. Bruce, “The End of the Second Gospel”. Evangelical Quarterly 17.(1945): 169-181.

F. F. Bruce, “Textual Problems in the Epistle to the Hebrews”. In: David Alan Black (ed). Scribes and Scripture: New Testament Essays in Honour of J Harold Greenlee. (Winona Lake: Eisenbrauns, 1992). pp 27-39.

Claire Clivaz, “‘A Sweat Like Drops of Blood’ (Luke 22:44): At the Crossing of Intertextual Reading and Textual Criticism” (Paper at 2006 Sbl Meeting, S21-60 Formation of Luke-Acts Consultation).

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

William W. Combs, “Erasmus and the Textus Receptus”. Detroit Baptist Seminary Journal 1.1 (1996): 35-53.

István Czachesz, “The Acts of Paul and the Western Text of Luke’s Acts: Paul between Canon and Apocrypha”. In: Jan N. Bremmer (ed). The Apocryphal Acts of Paul and Thecla. (Studies on the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles 2.). (Kampen: Kok Pharos, 1996). pp 107-125.

Henk Jan De Jonge, “Erasmus and the Comma Johanneum”.
Ephemerides Theologicae Lovanienses 56.(1980): 381-389.

Henk Jan De Jonge, “Novum Testamentum a Nobis Versum: The Essence of Erasmus’ Edition of the New Testament”. Journal of Theological Studies 35.2 (1984): 394-413.

Henk Jan De Jonge, Ex Ipsis Venis, Ex Ipsis Fontibus: On the Importance and Necessity of the Critical Edition of Erasmus’ New Testament Works / De L’importance Et De La Necessité D’une Édition Critique Des Oeuvres D’erasme Sur Le Nouveau Testament. (Voorthuizen: Florivallis, 2002).

Gerald Donker, “Athanasius’s Contribution to the Alexandrian Textual Tradition of the Pauline Epistles: An Initial Exploration”. TC 13 (2008).

Bart D. Ehrman (1997). “The Neglect of the Firstborn in New Testament Studies” (Presidential Lecture, Society of Biblical Literature, SE Region, March 1997).

Bart D. Ehrman, “Text and Tradition: The Role of New Testament Manuscripts in Early Christian Studies: Lecture One: Text and Interpretation: The Exegetical Significance of the ‘Original’ Text” (The Kenneth W. Clark Lectures, Duke Divinity School, 1997)”. TC 5.(2000).

Bart D. Ehrman, “Text and Tradition: The Role of New Testament Manuscripts in Early Christian Studies: Lecture Two: Text and Transmission: The Historical Significance of the ‘Altered’ Text” (The Kenneth W. Clark Lectures, Duke Divinity School, 1997)”. TC 5.(2000).

J. K. Elliott, “The Greek Manuscript Heritage of the Book of Acts”. Filología Neotestamentaria 9.(1996): 37-50.

James Keith Elliott, Christian Amphoux & Jean-Claude Haelewyck, “The Marc Multilingue Project”. Filología Neotestamentaria 15.(2002): 3-17.

Gordon D. Fee, “On the Inauthenticity of John 5:3b-4″. Evangelical Quarterly 544.207-218 (1982).

J. Harold Greenlee, “Introduction”. In: Introduction to New Testament Textual Criticism.  (Rev. ed.). (Peabody: Hendrickson Publishers, 1995). pp 1-7.

J. Harold Greenlee, “Paleography”. In: Introduction to New Testament Textual Criticism.  (Rev. ed.). (Peabody: Hendrickson Publishers, 1995). pp 8-23.

Peter M. Head, “The Habits of New Testament Copyists: Singular Readings in the Early Fragmentary Papyri of John”. Biblica 85.3 (2004): 399-408.

Peter M. Head (2008). “The Gospel of Mark in Codex Sinaiticus: Textual and Reception-Historical Considerations.” TC 13.

Jenny Heimerdinger, “Word Order in Koine Greek: Using a Text-Critical Approach to Study Word Order Patterns in the Greek Text of Acts”. Filología Neotestamentaria 9.(1996): 139-180.

Ekkehard Henschke, “Digitising the Hand-Written Bible: The Codex Sinaiticus, Its History and Modern Presentation”. Libri 57.1 (2007): 45-51.

Larry W. Hurtado, “P52 (P. Rylands Gk. 457) and the Nomina Sacra: Method and Probability”. Tyndale Bulletin 54.1 (2003): 1-14.

Larry W. Hurtado, “The Staurogram in Early Christian Manuscripts: The Earliest Visual Reference to the Crucified Jesus?” In: Thomas J. Kraus & Tobias Nicklas (eds). New Testament Manuscripts: Their Texts and Their World. (Texts and Editions for New Testament Study.). (Leiden: Brill, 2006). pp 207-226.

Wayne C. Kannaday, “‘Are Your Intentions Honorable?’ Apologetic Interests and the Scribal Revision of Jesus in the Canonical Gospels”. TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism 11.(2006).

James A. Kelhoffer, “The Witness of Eusebius Ad Marinum and Other Christian Writings to Text-Critical Debates Concerning the Original Conclusion to Mark’s Gospel”. Zeitschrift für die Neutestamentliche Wissenschaft und die Kunde der älteren Kirche 92.1-2 (2001): 78-112.

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.

Matthew D. McDill, “A Textual and Structural Analysis of Mark 16:9-20″. Filología Neotestamentaria 17.(2004): 27-44.

Bruce M. Metzger, “Persistent Problems Confronting Bible Translators”. Bibliotheca Sacra 150.(1993): 273-284.

Ron Minton (1996). “The Role of the Holy Spirit in Giving Us the New Testament” (Paper Presented at the ETS National Meeting 1996).

Tobias Nicklas, “Der Text Und Die Texte: Berührpunkte Von Textkritik, Textgeschichte Und Interpretationsgeschichte Am Beispiel Von Ps 126″. Biblica 81.2 (2000): 252-261.  [German]

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).

D. W.  Odell-Scott, “Editorial Dilemma: The Interpolation of 1 Cor 14:34-35 in the Western Manuscripts of D, G and 88″. Biblical Theology Bulletin 30.2 (2000).

Philip B. Payne & Paul Canart, “The Originality of Text-Critical Symbols in Codex Vaticanus”. Novum Testamentum 42.2 (2000): 105-113.

D. C. Parker, “Introduction”. In: An Introduction to the New Testament Manuscripts and Their Texts. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008). pp 1-10.

Todd C. Penner, “‘In the Beginning’: Post-Critical Reflections on Early Christian Textual Transmission and Modern Textual Transgression”. Perspectives in Religious Studies 33.4 (2006): 415-434.

Robert M. Price (n.d.). “The Evolution of the Pauline Canon”

Josep Rius-Campus & Jenny Read-Heimerdinger, “The Variant Readings of the Western Text of the Acts of the Apostles (XIII)”. Filología Neotestamentaria 15.(2002): 111-132.

Josep Rius-Campus & Jenny Read-Heimerdinger, “The Variant Readings of the Western Text of the Acts of the Apostels (XVI) (Acts 9:31–11:18)”. Filología Neotestamentaria 17.(2004): 45-88.

Maurice A. Robinson, “Crossing Boundaries in New Testament Textual Criticism: Historical Revisionism and the Case of Frederick Henry Ambrose Scrivener”. TC 7.(2002).

Holger Szesnat, “Representing ‘the Text’ in Pacific Bible Translations”. Pacific Journal of Theology 26.(2001): 21-54.

Holger Szesnat (2007). “‘Some Witnesses Have …’: The Representation of the New Testament Text in English Bible Versions.” TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism 12.

Carsten Peter Thiede, “Papyrus Magdalen Greek 17 (Gregory-Aland P64): A Reappraisal”. Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 105.(1995): 13-20.

David Trobisch (1999). The Oldest Extant Editions of the Letters of Paul.

Peter Van Minnen (1995). Dating the Oldest New Testament Manuscripts.

Ulrich Victor, “Was Ein Texthistoriker Zur Entstehung Der Evangelien Sagen Kann”. Biblica 79.(1998): 499-514.  [German]

Klaus Wachtel, “P64/67: Fragmente des Mattäusevangeliums aus dem 1. Jahrhundert?” Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 107.(1995): 73-80. [German]

Daniel B. Wallace, “Inspiration, Preservation, and New Testament Textual Criticism”. Grace Theological Journal 12.(1991): 21-50.