A recognized expert in New Testament Greek offers a historical understanding of the writing, transmission, and translation of the New Testament and provides cutting-edge insights into how we got the New Testament in its ancient Greek and modern English forms. In part responding to those who question the New Testament's reliability, Stanley Porter rigorously defends the traditional goals of textual criticism: to establish the original text. He reveals fascinating details about the earliest New Testament manuscripts and shows that the textual evidence supports an early date for the New Testament's formation. He also explores the vital role translation plays in biblical understanding and evaluates various translation theories. The book offers a student-level summary of a vast amount of historical and textual information.I was honored to have been invited to offer these lectures on October 20a 22, 2008, at Acadia Divinity College in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, as the Hayward Lecturer for that year. I wish to thank those responsible for this invitation, especially myanbsp;...
|Title||:||How We Got the New Testament (Acadia Studies in Bible and Theology)|
|Author||:||Stanley E. Porter|
|Publisher||:||Baker Academic - 2013-11-05|