Manuscripts 101: The Layout of Greek New Testament Catena Manuscripts

By: Andrew J. Patton Editor’s note:  This post goes into more detail about one aspect of catena manuscripts. For a more general introduction to Greek New Testament catena manuscripts, see the previous Manuscripts 101 blog on Greek New Testament catena manuscripts. Greek New Testament catena manuscripts contain two primary texts: the Greek New Testament andContinue reading Manuscripts 101: The Layout of Greek New Testament Catena Manuscripts

Manuscripts 101: GA Numbers

Whether or not you self-identify as an “organized person,” every human uses organized systems to navigate life. Most stores arrange products by type, brand, use, or another relationship. Traffic laws and signs allow us to navigate without the danger or chaos that would ensue without them. Your own work desk and home involve some organizationContinue reading Manuscripts 101: GA Numbers

Carrying on the Legacy

In the early years, CSNTM operations involved three to four people traveling for two to three weeks in the summer. The small group would visit a site with manuscripts to either examine or, after securing permission, photograph them. These expeditions relied on both, securing difficult-to-earn permission and raising the necessary funds for equipment and travel.Continue reading Carrying on the Legacy

Ask the Prof: How does digitization preserve the New Testament?

How does digitization preserve the New Testament? One of the most important results of digitizing New Testament manuscripts is the preservation of the text and the manuscripts that contain it. How does that happen? Our New Testament textual criticism prof just so happens to have twenty years of experience digitizing Greek New Testament manuscripts. Dr.Continue reading Ask the Prof: How does digitization preserve the New Testament?