Re: Passing of another renowned NT scholar

From: clayton stirling bartholomew (
Date: Fri Jun 05 1998 - 06:49:04 EDT

Edward Hobbs wrote:

> Allen's name was on the title-page of every Greek New Testament for
> decades; being one of the original four editors of the United Bible
> Societies' GNT. His name finally disappeared when the 4th edition
> (worst of the series!) . . .


Your comment about the UBSGNT 4th " (worst of the series!)" caught my
attention. Are you referring primarily to the abominable type face, the one
molecule thick paper (also used in later printings of UBSGNT 3rd) or are you
also making reference to the reworking of the textual apparatus?


Clayton Stirling Bartholomew
Three Tree Point
P.O. Box 255 Seahurst WA 98062

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