RE: John 8:7

From: Jim West (
Date: Thu Feb 12 1998 - 18:44:08 EST

At 10:11 AM 2/13/98 +1030, you wrote:

> [Andrew]
> I understand TC very well and I have Metzger's book.

Excellent. Have you had opportunity to see Parker's? It is very good.

> I also understand that TC is not an exact science and that text
>critics are not exact people.
> QED.

True- which makes it even more remarkable to me that in this instance there
is virtually unanimous agreement! I cannot think of a single text critic in
any writing who has suggested that the pericope is genuine. If someone has
a bibliographic reference to the contrary I would love to see it.

> cheers,
> Andrew


Jim West, ThD
Adjunct Professor of Bible
Quartz Hill School of Theology

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