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?
Manuscripts 101: 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?
Dr. Wallace on the Theology in the Raw Podcast
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
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?