Sitting with Scribes: An Inside Look at Copying Manuscripts (Watch)

Hunched over a table, writing by candlelight, scribes copied God’s Word letter by letter.

What can we know about this ancient craft, highly responsible for the spread of the Bible?

In this clip from Fragments of Truth, a feature-length documentary from Faithlife Films, three scholars take you inside the world of scribes—from what it’s like to write on papyrus to scribal errors and corrections.

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Faithlife Staff

Faithlife (makers of Logos Bible Software) is the largest developer of Bible study software and creator of the world's first integrated ministry platform—a full suite of ministry, communication, and management tools for churches.

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Written by Faithlife Staff