From: Bart Ehrman (email@example.com)
Date: Wed Sep 02 1998 - 06:35:20 EDT
It depends on what kind of book you want/need. If you want basic, but
scholarly and reliable introductions to the issues surrounding the
manuscript tradition of the New Testament, still the best places to turn
are Kurt and Barbara Aland, _The Text of the New Testament_ (available in
both German and English; if you have equal facility in both languages you
should go with the German) and, *especially*, Bruce M. Metzger, _The Text
of the New Testament_. If you are more interested in paleography of the
Greek Bible, the best intro. is B. M. Metzger, _The Manuscripts of the
Greek Bible_. Or is there another area that you are more interested in?
Best of luck!
-- Bart Ehrman
On Tue, 1 Sep 1998, Grzegorz P. Turkanik wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Sep 1998, Bart Ehrman wrote:
> >> And Comfort's _Early Manuscripts and Modern Translations of the
> >> NT_ is just riddled with silly mistakes
> So which book would be with less errors? I have little access to books and this one is the only on Early Manuscripts that I have (sic!).
> Thanks for your help.
> Gregor P. Turkanik
> student of Biblical Studies
> Christian Academy of Theology
> Warsaw, Poland
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