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The New Testament Documents: Their Origin and Early History

by Milligan, George

Macmillan and Co. 1913

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Overview

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

Key Features

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

Praise for the Print Edition

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

Product Details

  • Title: The New Testament Documents: Their Origin and Early History
  • Author: George Milligan
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1917
  • Pages: 326

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.

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