Codex Marchalianus

The Vatican Library has made available a digital facsimile of Codex Marchalianus (7th–8th c.). The codex contains some prefatory material and the text of the prophets, including Baruch and the Letter of Jeremiah. Each page has two scans with alternate lighting. Below is a sample of the marginalia from Isa 25:8 (leaf 231) that notes […]

Larsen on New Testament textual criticism and discussion

On Academia.edu, Matthew Larsen has posted his recent Journal for the Study of the New Testament essay on “Accidental Publication, Unfinished Texts and the Traditional Goals of New Testament Textual Criticism.” Peter Head has started a related discussion on the Evangelical Textual Criticism Blog.

Tyndale House GNT

The Tyndale House Greek New Testament is set to be released with Crossway on 15 November 2017, just in time for SBL. The text is already available for pre-order on Amazon. According to the volume’s blurb, the principal editors, Dirk Jongkind and Peter Williams, have taken a rigorously philological approach to reevaluating the standard text—reexamining […]

TC 21

The newest volume of TC has been released, containing eight book reviews and the following articles: Gregory R. Lanier, “A Case for the Assimilation of Matthew 21:44 to the Lukan “Crushing Stone” (20:18), with Special Reference to 104” Aron Pinker, “A New Attempt to Interpret Job 30:24” Georg Gäbel, The Import of the Versions for […]

Logical Impossibility in ECM

Peter Gurry reflects on the “logical impossibility” criterion that feeds into the Editio Critica Maior‘s account of “variants”: The Editio Critica Maior defines a “variant” as a reading that is both “grammatically correct and logically possible.” If it doesn’t meet these two criteria it is marked with an f for Fehler (= error). Neither criteria […]