Ask the Prof: Has the New Testament text been corrupted?

“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?

CSNTM From 2002 to 2022

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

CSNTM in the UK

Earlier this month, a team from CSNTM departed on our first international expedition since 2019. With anticipation, the small crew packed up the equipment and travelled to the Lambeth Palace Library in London. The research fellows spent the first couple of weeks carefully examining each manuscript for photography, recording metadata for future study and cataloging.Continue reading CSNTM in the UK

CSNTM and Hendrickson Publishers to Publish Third-Century New Testament Papyri Facsimiles

In a historic collaboration, Hendrickson Publishers—in partnership with the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts—will publish a deluxe facsimile edition of New Testament papyrus codices written in the third century. The facsimiles and a separate transcription volume are scheduled to be released to the public in November 2020. This collection—created by the groundbreakingContinue reading CSNTM and Hendrickson Publishers to Publish Third-Century New Testament Papyri Facsimiles

Surrounded on all Sides by History: How the NET Bible Has Brought Textual Tradition Full Circle

By: Sarah Allen Image Source: NET Bible One of the most fascinating aspects of studying biblical manuscripts is the gateway they give readers into visually experiencing the historical accounts found in the gospels. Not only do the contents of the pages serve as snapshots of these narratives, but they also function as a window through whichContinue reading Surrounded on all Sides by History: How the NET Bible Has Brought Textual Tradition Full Circle