By: Mark W. Gaither Our first expedition for 2023 took a small team to the Museum of the Bible storage facility in Oklahoma City, where we imaged several manuscripts and fragments. This included GA 2813, a 13th century manuscript containing the Gospels of Luke and John, once owned by Dr. Charles Ryrie. It also happensContinue reading Our Long History with GA 2813, the Charles Ryrie Manuscript
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?
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
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
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
The number 2002 is an exciting number for us at the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts. In the year 2002, Dr. Daniel B. Wallace founded CSNTM to utilize emerging technologies to preserve and study Greek New Testament Manuscripts. Every September we celebrate the anniversary of our team’s decision to locate and digitizeContinue reading 2000 Entries in the Digital Manuscript Collection