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?
By: Denis Salgado How Did Variants Arise? As I write this—I mean, as I type this—I realize how much computers have simplified the writing process. No need for drippy feather quills or smudgy ink. And copying a text? That’s even easier, right? That’s what copy machines and scanners are for! We can easily create exactContinue reading Manuscripts 101: What is a textual variant?
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
Manuscripts 101 blogs make up a series explaining different features of Greek New Testament manuscripts. Each post aims to equip non-specialist audience members to better understand and navigate the manuscripts in the digital collection. Furthermore, we hope to connect the broader audience with the ongoing study and preservation of New Testament manuscripts and the textContinue reading Manuscripts 101: What is a Manuscript?
Welcome to the Colophon! In this space on CSNTM.org, we hope to connect with more of you. Even more, we hope to provide a bridge that helps our website users connect to the long tradition of preserving the text of the New Testament. Some visitors to our website hop right over to the digital collectionContinue reading Welcome to the Colophon