11 episodes

Textual criticism would not be possible without the great men and women who blazed the trail in this discipline. This series tells the stories of great men like Bruce Metzger, Constantin von Tischendorf, B.F. Westcott, and F.J.A. Hort. These are stories of faithful commitment, ardent scholarship, and crucial discovery. Without the work of these men, the Bible as we know it today would have a much different shape.

Pioneers of the Trade: Famous Text-Critical Scholars Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts

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Textual criticism would not be possible without the great men and women who blazed the trail in this discipline. This series tells the stories of great men like Bruce Metzger, Constantin von Tischendorf, B.F. Westcott, and F.J.A. Hort. These are stories of faithful commitment, ardent scholarship, and crucial discovery. Without the work of these men, the Bible as we know it today would have a much different shape.

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    Interview with Dr. Larry Hurtado, Emeritus Professor of New Testament Language, Literature, and Theolgy at the University of Edinburgh

    Interview with Dr. Larry Hurtado, Emeritus Professor of New Testament Language, Literature, and Theolgy at the University of Edinburgh

    Dr. Larry Hurtado, Emeritus Professor of New Testament Language, Literature, and Theology at the University of Edinburgh, describes the early Christian use of codices, nomina sacra, and the staurogram.

    • 11 min
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    Interview with Peter J. Gurry, PhD Candidate at the University of Cambridge

    Interview with Peter J. Gurry, PhD Candidate at the University of Cambridge

    Peter J. Gurry, a PhD candidate in New Testament at the University of Cambridge, describes how the Coherence Based Genealogical Method (CBGM) is used to relate texts of the New Testament and determine their starting point.

    • 12 min
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    Erasmus and the Textus Receptus

    Erasmus and the Textus Receptus

    The Textus Receptus (TR) is the Greek New Testament text edited by Erasmus of Rotterdam that was the basis for Reformation-era translations of the New Testament.

    • 6 min
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    Herman C. Hoskier: Manuscript Collator Extraordinaire

    Herman C. Hoskier: Manuscript Collator Extraordinaire

    An introduction to the discipline of New Testament manuscript collation through a biographical account of Herman C. Hoskier’s complete coalition of Revelation.

    • 3 min
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    In Memoriam: Bruce M. Metzger (1914–2007)

    In Memoriam: Bruce M. Metzger (1914–2007)

    Bruce Metzger was one of the finest minds in New Testament studies in the twentieth century.

    • 6 min
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    Memories of Metzger: On His Heritage and Humility

    Memories of Metzger: On His Heritage and Humility

    A biographical piece about the life and times of one of the greatest New Testament scholars of the 20th century, Bruce Metzger.

    • 7 min

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