Which translation of the New Testament carries the most authority? What are the criteria for evaluation? This beginner's introduction presents the fundamentals of textual criticism in a concise manner and includes case studies to offer the student helpful examples. It is dedicated to the principle that an understanding of this subject is possible for all students of the Bible. David Alan Black aims to take inquirers behind the dust of scholarship to the living faith that pulsates in the New Testament documents. He attempts to make the findings of scholarship accessible to a wide readership. Pastors and laypersons will especially benefit from this volume.
The best concise introduction to the textual critical study of the Greek New Testament.
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David Alan Black D.Theol., University of Basel) is professor of New Testament and Greek at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.