From: Troy DeJongh (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Sep 01 1998 - 09:52:12 EDT
On Tue, 1 Sep 1998, Bart Ehrman wrote:
> I was sent the the Introduction to this book and asked to write a blurb
> for it. I declined, because it was filled with egregious factual errors.
> -- Bart Ehrman
> University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Would you be willing to share a few examples of these errors? Are the
discrepancies linguistic/textual in nature, or are they theological?
I'm aware that you possibly don't share the theological views of Comfort,
but it would be enlightening for us members of B-Greek to know if Comfort's
book is not a reliable volume in terms of its coverage of Biblical Greek
or textual issues (realizing you were only given the Intro, of course).
-- Troy DeJongh firstname.lastname@example.org http://pobox.com/~troyd
> > > On Mon, 31 Aug 1998, clayton stirling bartholomew wrote: > > > B-Greekers, > > > > Have any of you laid eyes on this book? I would like some testimony form an > > eyewitness before I purchase it as a pig in a poke so to speak. It does look > > like a tempting title. > > > > Thanks, > > > > Clay > > > > ****Entry From CBD Web Catalog**** > > > > > > The Complete Text of the Earliest New Testament Manuscripts > > Philip W. Comfort & David P. Barrett, eds. > > Retail Price: 49.99 > > CBD Price: 24.95 > > > > A Greek transcription of 55 of the earliest > > New Testament manuscripts. Two-thirds of the original New > > Testament is here, and many of its portions are dated > > nearly 200 years earlier than the Codex Vaticanus and > > Sinaiticus.
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