Twenty-first Century New Testament Textual Criticism

Constantin Von Tischendorf (r); Daniel B. Wallace (l)

Constantin Von Tischendorf (r); Daniel B. Wallace (l)

Will the 21st century go down as another great age of discovery when it comes to our knowledge of the transmission of the text of the Greek New Testament? While many skeptical and liberal scholars like Bart Ehrman are busy using their expertise in the Biblical Studies to destroy faith in God’s revealed Word in the Scriptures, others, like Dr. Daniel B. Wallace of Dallas Theological Seminary, founder of The Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts, is using modern technology to “discover” ancient manuscripts which have until now been inaccessible due to their fragile condition. According to an interview of him on Friday’s edition of Christ the Center, in the past year, about 36 manuscripts have been discovered and are in line behind about 75 others to be catalogued at the place in Munster, Germany where the knowledge of such manuscripts are warehoused for use by scholars the world over.

No time to finish this post. But I want you to listen to the program. Here’s the link:


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  1. […] curious about what sorts of New Testament manuscript discoveries are ongoing, read this post and/or check out the website for the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts. Leave a […]

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