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Textual Scholarship and the Making of the New Testament

David C. Parker


As a result of the advent of the computer, the concept and realization of critical editions are being rethought. This book, originally the Lyell Lectures in Bibliography at Oxford University, explores textual criticism and editing in the digital age. It argues that textual scholarship has been an important influence in the development of the concept of the ‘New Testament’. Starting with the observation that a text is a process, not an object, the book proposes a new way of understanding the relationship between documents, texts, and the work they represent as the basis for critical scholarship ... More

Keywords: textual scholarship, textual criticism, bibliography, critical editions, the New Testament, Lyell lectures, digital edition, Greek New Testament manuscripts

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199657810
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657810.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David C. Parker, author
Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology, University of Birmingham