The Variety and Importance of the Scriptural Witnesses to the So-called ‘Western’ Text

Essays in Honour of Jenny Read-Heimerdinger


The essays in this volume, offered to Dr. Jenny Read-Heimerdinger on the occasion of her 70th birthday, cover subjects in New Testament textual criticism that are central to her research. In particular, the volume contains text critical studies of the four Gospels, the Acts of the Apostles, the early testimony of New Testament Greek and Coptic manuscripts, scribal tendencies in the first centuries, and linguistic approaches to textual criticism.

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Laurent Pinchard, Ph.D. (Lampeter), is Lecturer in New Testament, Textual Criticism and Ancient Languages (Greek, Coptic) at the Institut Catholique de Paris ('Theologicum') and the Institut Catholique de Toulouse. He has published articles in peer-to-peer journals on text critical features of the so-called 'Western' text of the Gospels, esp. in Codex Bezae, and collaborates on works dealing with textual criticism of the New Testament.

J.K Elliott, D.Phil. (Oxford, Bangor) is Emeritus Professor of New Testament textual criticism at the University of Leeds (UK). He regularly writes for major publishers and journals on textual criticism and the apocryphal New Testament. He serves on the editorial board of Filologia Neotestamentaria (Cordoba) and was the Book Reviews Editor of Novum Testamentum for more than thirty years.
All students and scholars interested in New Testament textual criticism
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