In the early years, CSNTM operations involved three to four people traveling for two to three weeks in the summer. The small group would visit a site with manuscripts to either examine or, after securing permission, photograph them. These expeditions relied on both, securing difficult-to-earn permission and raising the necessary funds for equipment and travel.Continue reading Carrying on the Legacy
How does digitization preserve the New Testament? One of the most important results of digitizing New Testament manuscripts is the preservation of the text and the manuscripts that contain it. How does that happen? Our New Testament textual criticism prof just so happens to have twenty years of experience digitizing Greek New Testament manuscripts. Dr.Continue reading Ask the Prof: How does digitization preserve the New Testament?
CSNTM’s founder, Dr. Daniel B. Wallace, spoke with Preston Sprinkle on his podcast, Theology in the Raw. In their conversation, Dr. Wallace covered a number of issues regarding variants among New Testament manuscripts. He reviews the history of how scholars dealt with variants and explained ways that scholars wrestle with the variants and make decisions.Continue reading Dr. Wallace on the Theology in the Raw Podcast
“Has the New Testament text been corrupted?” In the latest installment of the Ask the Prof series, Dr. Wallace, our New Testament textual criticism professor, answers the question, “Has the New Testament been corrupted?” He begins by addressing what “corruption” means. All the New Testament manuscripts differ from one another and contain errors from theContinue reading Ask the Prof: Has the New Testament text been corrupted?
The Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts welcomes its newest intern cohort! This new group of talented graduate students will undergo rigorous training in the field of New Testament textual criticism through reading seminars, text critical assignments, and personal research assignments. They will also have the opportunity to develop their academic interests andContinue reading Meet the 2022–23 Interns
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Have you ever heard a New Testament textual critic say that there are more variants among the manuscripts than words in the New Testament? Or, have you heard that the manuscripts are so corrupted that the text is beyond recovery? A few weeks ago, Dr. Daniel B. Wallace joined Nick Shalna and Dr. Tom WoodwardContinue reading Dan Wallace on The Universe Next Door Podcast
When you find high-tech cameras, facsimiles, and cake in a banquet room, you know that CSNTM is celebrating with friends. The Center staff and many of our friends gathered on Saturday, September 10th for an early birthday party (our actual birthday was September 13th!). Guests gathered to reflect on two decades of digitally preserving NewContinue reading Celebrating Twenty Years of Digitally Preserving New Testament Manuscripts
We are thrilled to announce that Denis Salgado will soon join the CSNTM team as our new Digitial Collection Reasearch Fellow. Denis earned his Bachelor of Theology degree from Berean Baptist Seminary in Brazil, his Master of Divinity at Shepherds Theological Seminary in North Carolina, and will soon receive his PhD in New Testament andContinue reading Welcome, Denis Salgado!
On September 13th, CSNTM will celebrate its twentieth year. The number of stories bound up in the time between CSNTM’s beginning and today could fill a novel—an interesting one at that. For now, we will reflect on some of the key moments on the journey from 2002 to the present day. Make plans to joinContinue reading CSNTM From 2002 to 2022