This text is the first guide to biblical criticism tailored for a popular audience. Part one offers a helpful grammar of textual criticism—discussing the nature and number of textual variants in the New Testament, the ancient manuscripts of the New Testament, ancient versions of Scripture, the use of the New Testament in extrabiblical ancient sources, and a history of biblical criticism as a discipline. Part two presents the method of examining textual evidence and determining the original reading of the text. Part three discusses the implications of textual criticism for biblical studies.
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William Milligan (1821–1993) was professor of divinity and biblical criticism at the University of Aberdeen.
Alexander Roberts (1826–1901) was professor of humanity at the University of St. Andrew’s.