Re: On Canon, MSS, Languages

From: Carlton L. Winbery (
Date: Sun Mar 24 1996 - 05:32:42 EST

Prof. Hobbs wrote;
>Without being certain as to its in-print status (it's Sunday afternoon, and
>I haven't access to Books-in-Print, but surely it IS):
> _The Cambridge History of the Bible_ Cambridge University Press,
>1963, 1969, 1970, three volumes, is THE work of choice here. Volume 3
>(Reformation on) is probably later than you want, and much of Volume 2
>may be also; but the many essays are all good, some excellent, by top scholars.
>The contributors are virtually a Who's Who in (mostly) British scholarship.
It is available. I saw it on the bookstore in New Orleans just recently,
even in paper for those less endowed. I've used it for years in teaching
courses in the history of the Bible.

Carlton L. Winbery
Prof. Religion
LA College, Pineville, La

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