Your matched gift can preserve more Greek New Testament manuscripts. It’s been a very long eighteen months for everyone, and no less so for CSNTM. We used the time wisely, however. During the pandemic shutdown, we carefully evaluated and improved our infrastructure, processes, equipment, and training. We wanted to be sure that when the worldContinue reading Expedition: Museum of the Bible
By: Elijah Hixson CSNTM has hit the ground running as travel restrictions have begun to lift. In September, Dan Wallace and I travelled to the United Kingdom, where we visited a few libraries in England. Our purpose was to make some contacts and secure digitization agreements. We hope to return with our equipment to digitizeContinue reading A Visit Across the Pond
By: J.R. Watkins Introduction by: Leigh Ann Hyde In Part I of “The Three Laws,” J. R. Watkins describes a well-known variant in the text of 1 Thessalonians in the middle of verse 2:7. The evidence appears to favor one reading— νήπιοι (“babies” or “little children”)—over another found in manuscripts—ἤπιοι (“gentle”). Yet, many biblical scholarsContinue reading The Three Laws, Part II
“The three laws are perfect.” Dr. Lanning By: J. R. Watkins Will Smith’s character “Spooner” in the 2004 film I, Robot faces the enslavement of humanity by AI-driven robots. He asks the droids’ creator—Dr. Lanning—if the three laws which govern all robot behavior are somehow flawed. Lanning responds with the epigraph above. Two thoughts come toContinue reading The Three Laws, Part I
By: Matt Burks, Guest Contributor As the printing press was being developed and used by Gutenberg in the middle of the 15th century, a New Testament manuscript was produced by a scribe named Emmanuel from Constantinople. The Leicester Codex (GA 69) is a treasure trove of historical uniqueness for what it contains—and what it doesContinue reading From the Library: GA 69
The staff and leadership of CSNTM welcome Pete Forde, our new Development Director! Pete is an Air Force veteran, a former sales professional, a graduate of DTS and, like many of us, one of Dr. Wallace’s former students. After graduation from seminary in 2003, he served in several church ministry roles, including pastor for thirteenContinue reading Welcome, Pete Forde!
In Greece, they would wish us, “Χρόνια Πολλά!” (Happy Birthday!) CSNTM was born on September 13, 2002. That same month, we visited St. Catherine’s Monastery at the base of Mt. Sinai, Egypt to examine newly-discovered Greek manuscripts. Since then, we have been on four dozen expeditions and digitally preserved hundreds of thousands of pages ofContinue reading Χρόνια Πολλά! Happy Birthday!
The Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts welcomes its newest intern cohort! This new group of talented graduate students will study the field of New Testament textual criticism through reading seminars and personal research assignments, and will receive digitization training for upcoming expeditions. They will also have the opportunity to develop their academicContinue reading A Big Welcome to CSNTM’s 2021–2022 Interns!
By: Denis Salgado, Guest Contributor L60 (Paris, Grec 375) is an eleventh-century New Testament (NT) Greek lectionary. The NT lectionary is a codex in which multiple NT passages (or lections) were arranged in a specific sequence according to the liturgical year, in order to be read publicly in churches and monasteries. L60 intercalates passages fromContinue reading Lectionary 60: Who, When, Where? (From the Library)
By: Laura Peisker Bandy and Mark W Gaither We’re excited to announce that David Flood, II has joined the CSNTM team as a new Lead Research Fellow! A former CSNTM intern (2017–2018) and a current Ph.D. candidate at the University of Edinburgh, we are very fortunate to welcome him back and we look forward toContinue reading Welcome, David Flood II
Grab your tickets and save the date for the fall CSNTM Snapshot! October 23, 2021 6:30PM — 9:30PM Central Time The Hope Center 2001 W Plano Pkwy Plano, TX 75075 With COVID restrictions changing and a much larger venue, we’ll have more room for seating and even more opportunities to connect with Dr. Daniel B.Continue reading Reservations Available for the CSNTM Fall Snapshot Event