In one volume, this book presents contributions to the textual criticism of the New Testament made over the past twenty years by Bart Ehrman, one of the premier textual scholars in North America. The collection includes fifteen articles and six lectures on a range of topics of central importance to the field. This book will be of vital interest to any scholar or advanced student of the New Testament and early Christianity. It will make anideal companion volume for Bart Ehrman’s ground-breaking study, The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture: The Effects of Early ChristologicalControversies on the Text of the New Testament (Oxford, 1993) and the volume he co-edited with Michael Holmes, The Text of theNew Testament in Contemporary Research: Essays on the Status Quaestiones (Eerdmans, 1995).
About the Author
Bart D. Ehrman Ph.D., is currently the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies at theUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Two of his most significant recent publications are The Apostolic Fathers (Harvard University Press, 2004) and Lost Christianities: The Battles for Scripture and the Faiths We Never Knew (Oxford, 2004). He is currently at work on aGreek/Latin/ Coptic - English Edition of the apocryphal Gospels (Oxford Press), and a commentary on second-century Gospels for the Hermeneia Commentary series (Fortress Press).