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From the Library: The Christmas Story As Told By Manuscripts

By: Johnathan R. Watkins and Leigh Ann Hyde In the pivotal scene of the 1965 holiday special “Merry Christmas, Charlie Brown,” the lead actor reaches a moment when he can no longer contain his exasperation. He failed to direct the Christmas play, he failed to understand the growing commercialism, he failed to pick out anContinue reading From the Library: The Christmas Story As Told By Manuscripts

Welcome, Leigh Ann

n May, Leigh Ann Thompson joined the staff at the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts. The exceptional quality of her work, her industrious work ethic, and her team-oriented outlook as a Research Assistant in our internship program last year demonstrated the value she would bring to the team. We’re thrilled to haveContinue reading Welcome, Leigh Ann

On the Bookshelf: An Introduction to the Greek New Testament Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge

By: Andrew J. Patton 2017 marked an important year for New Testament scholars with the publication of The Greek New Testament Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge (THGNT). Now, Dirk Jongkind, one of the editors of the THGNT and Senior Research Fellow in New Testament Text and Language, Tyndale House has produced a new volume: An Introduction to theContinue reading On the Bookshelf: An Introduction to the Greek New Testament Produced at Tyndale House, Cambridge

Digitization of 0197

By: Stratton L. Ladewig, PhD Nestled in the beautiful countryside of Germany is the Erzabtei St. Martin zu Beuron, where a wonderful ninth-century palimpsest manuscript is housed. A palimpsest manuscript is one that has been erased and reused to record another text. The undertext—the text that was erased—in the manuscript is essentially unreadable to the naked eye.Continue reading Digitization of 0197

New Manuscripts Added to Our Digital Library

We are excited to give you access to images of five manuscripts digitized during our spring expeditions. This past February and March CSNTM digitized at the Dunham Bible Museum at Houston Baptist University, the James P. Boyce Centennial Library at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and  the Bridwell Library at Southern Methodist University to digitize manuscripts. We’ve added four newContinue reading New Manuscripts Added to Our Digital Library

If you’ve ever wanted to go on a trip with us, now is your chance!

For the first time, we are taking an expedition specifically for our friends and supporters. This Insider’s Expedition is a one-of-a-kind trip to Greece where you will visit ancient sites and also examine Greek New Testament manuscripts with Dan Wallace and members of our staff. We want to give you the opportunity to see many of theContinue reading If you’ve ever wanted to go on a trip with us, now is your chance!

Digitization of Codex Robertsonianus

By: Stratton L. Ladewig Codex Robertsonianus standing on CSNTM’s digitization copy stand CSNTM digitized another manuscript in March 2019: the renowned Codex Robertsonianus. Catalogued by the Institute for New Testament Textual Research as 2358, it is located in the James P. Boyce Centennial Library on the campus of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (SBTS). This Gospels manuscript, which contains portions of each Gospel (see below), isContinue reading Digitization of Codex Robertsonianus

Farewell, Andrew Bobo

By Daniel B. Wallace  One of the best things about working with a highly motivated and talented staff is that they also have ambitious plans and tremendous opportunities for the future. And so it is for Andrew Bobo, who is leaving the Center to pursue a PhD in Politics at the University of Dallas. AndrewContinue reading Farewell, Andrew Bobo

A Memorable Evening at A New Renaissance: The Age of Rediscovery

Last month, the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts hosted its annual Dallas banquet. This year’s theme was A New Renaissance: The Age of Rediscovery. Dr. Wallace recounted how the Renaissance was given a boost by the influx of Greek manuscripts into Western Europe after the Fall of Constantinople in 1453. Along with theContinue reading A Memorable Evening at A New Renaissance: The Age of Rediscovery