CSNTM’s digital collections research fellow, Denis Salgado, answers the question, “What is a colophon?” in this installment of the Ask the Prof series. Colophons provide us with information giving us insight into the context of a particular document’s production. Denis shares what some of those details were, how researchers analyze them, and how these littleContinue reading Ask the Prof: What is a Colophon?
How many manuscripts did Erasmus use? Desiderius Erasmus was a 16th-century scholar especially known for his work preparing Latin and Greek editions of the New Testament. Most notably, he prepared the first critical edition of the Greek New Testament in 1516. (For a reminder on what a “critical edition” of the Greek New Testament is,Continue reading Ask the Prof: How Many Manuscripts Did Erasmus Use When He Published the First Critical Edition of the Greek New Testament?
New Testament textual scholars work with manuscripts to determine the earliest text. Primarily, they investigate textual variants among the many copies of the New Testament text. Listen as CSNTM research fellows David Flood and Denis Salgado answer the question, “What is a textual variant?” While explaining what a textual variant is, David and Denis alsoContinue reading Ask the Prof: What is a textual variant?
How many Greek manuscripts of the New Testament are there? In the latest installment of Ask the Prof, CSNTM research fellows David Flood and Denis Salgado tackle the question, “How many Greek manuscripts of the New Testament are there?” Scholars and speakers have offered up many suggestions of what this number might be. As DenisContinue reading Ask the Prof: How many Greek manuscripts of the New Testament Are There?
What do manuscripts have to do with translation? Millions of people own or use a printed copy of the New Testament that has been translated into various languages or versions. How are the Greek manuscripts of the New Testament related to these translations? Listen in as Prof Wallace explains how the manuscripts provide the basisContinue reading Ask the Prof: What do manuscripts have to do with bible translation?
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?
“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?
Welcome to Ask the Prof! In the Ask the Prof video series Dr. Daniel B. Wallace will answer questions that we at CSNTM receive the most. We will post an Ask the Prof video about once a month on the Colophon blog. If you’d like to receive Ask the Prof videos as soon as weContinue reading Ask the Prof: What is a “critical text” of the Greek New Testament?