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George Milligan Collection (3 vols.)
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George Milligan Collection (3 vols.)


A & C Black, Charles Scribner’s Sons, Macmillan and Co. 1895–1917

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George Milligan, best known for his work in New Testament Greek in the late 19th century, set the standards for Greek vocabulary. In this 3-volume collection, Milligan’s textual scholarship and contribution to Biblical studies is clearly seen. Detailed but not overly technical, Milligan provides the reader with substantial documentation, context, linguistics, and history of New Testament books. He covers materials used, process of translation and documentation, preservation of texts, as well as theological and historical significance and influence.

Perfect for students, professors, and anyone interested in the history of the New Testament documents and translations, the George Milligan Collection (3 Vols.) is an essential tool for New Testament study.Each book in this collection contains detailed table of contents, indexes, and appendixes for further study. With the Logos edition, these invaluable study tools are easy to use right alongside your other New Testament resources.

Key Features

  • Essential New Testament studies
  • Perfect for students and professors
  • Includes table of contents and indexes

Individual Titles

The New Testament Documents: Their Origin and Early History

  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1917
  • Pages: 326

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

This collection of six lectures, presented in Edinburgh in 1911, covers a wide range of New Testament documentation topics. Milligan provides great detail on the nature of the papyri used, dictation, linguistics, literary quality, unity of the books, characteristics of individual New Testament books, and circulation of the manuscripts. He presents a large picture of the process of documentation, as well as specific details, giving the reader an in-depth understanding of New Testament writings.

Lectures Included

  • The Original Manuscripts of the New Testament
  • The Language of the New Testament Writings
  • The Literary Character of the New Testament Writings—The Epistles and the Apocalypse
  • The Literary Character of the New Testament Writings—The Gospels and Acts
  • The Circulation of the New Testament Writings
  • The Collection of the New Testament Writings
We hail with sincere pleasure the appearance of this book. It makes a substantial and effective edition to Pauline study

—Dr. Allen Menzies, in the 1913 The Review of Theology and Philosophy

The Expository Value Of The Revised Version

  • Publisher: Macmillan and Co.
  • Publication Date: 1913
  • Pages: 169

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

In this carefully documented volume, Milligan outlines the history of English translations of the Bible, as well as offering an argument for the late 19th century Revised Version of the original King James version from 1611. By providing the context and history of different translations, Milligan gives valuable insight into the process and validity of various translations. He presents both the practical and doctrinal significance of the Revised Version, as compared to other versions. Milligan also includes an introduction, an appendix, and an index to guide study.

The English Bible: A Sketch of Its History

  • Publisher: A.&C. Black
  • Publication Date: 1895
  • Pages: 145

Sample Pages: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7

This short volume gives an thorough overview of how the Scripture was translated into English. Taking each version one at a time, Milligan begins with the paraphrases of the Anglo-Saxons and covers the Wycliffe, Tyndale, Geneva texts, as well as other translations, leading up to the Revised Version of the King James Version.

Table of Contents

  • The Early Paraphrasts
  • John Wycliffe
  • The Wycliffe Versions
  • William Tindale—His Life
  • William Tindale—His Work
  • William Tindale—His Influence
  • Miles Coverdale
  • Matthew’s Bible—Taverner’s Bible
  • The Great Bible
  • The Genevan Versions
  • The Bishops’ Bible
  • The Rheims and Douai Bible
  • The Authorized Version—History of the Undertaking
  • The Authorized Version—Character of the Text
  • The Revised Version

Product Details

  • Title: George Milligan
  • Author: George Milligan
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons, Macmillian and Co., and A.&C. Black
  • Volumes: 3
  • Pages: 640

About George Milligan

George Milligan was born in 1860 in Scotland. The son of a Biblical studies professor, Milligan also became a prominent Biblical scholar and professor at Glasgow University. He is well-known for his contributions to Greek New Testament studies. He died in 1934.