The Reliability of the Biblical Text

When considering the question of the reliability of the Biblical text, a number of factors must be cited in defense of the Scriptures. First, the autographical texts of the Old and New Testament Scriptures were indeed inspired or “God breathed” (θεόπνευστος > 2 Tim 3.16) and is therefore a direct product of the mind of…

THE PRESERVATION OF SCRIPTURE: EARLY TEXTUAL TRANSMISSION AND ITS EFFECT ON THE PRESERVATION OF THE NEW TESTAMENT TEXT

LIBERTY UNIVERSITY LIBERTY BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY THE PRESERVATION OF SCRIPTURE: EARLY TEXTUAL TRANSMISSION AND ITS EFFECT ON THE PRESERVATION OF THE NEW TESTAMENT TEXT IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COURSE SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY I THEO 525-B12 BY JEFFREY S. KRAUSE OCTOBER 10, 2012 LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS CT …………………………………………… Critical Text ESV ………………………………………….. English…

THE RELIABILITY OF NEW TESTAMENT TRANSMISSION AND ITS MANUSCRIPTS

THE RELIABILITY OF NEW TESTAMENT TRANSMISSION AND ITS MANUSCRIPT BY JEFFREY S KRAUSE 08/09/2012 PDF VERSION: Krause, Jeffrey The Transmission of the NT Text LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS   Eph …………………………………………… Ephesians ESV ………………………………………….. English Standard Version GNT …………………………………………. Greek New Testament Jn …………………………………………….. John Kindle ……………………………………….. Kindle Location(s) in lieu of page numbers LXX ………………………………………….…

Essay Questions – The Historical Jesus

Click here for a PDF version of this paper:  The Historical Jesus – Essay Questions   Krause, Jeffrey S. Philosophy 240-B01 Liberty University School of Religion 13 September 2009   Essay Questions – The Historical Jesus   1. You are speaking with a new friend in the neighborhood. The conversation takes a turn towards religion,…

Free Text Critical Studies on iTunes U

Alright, I can’t stop myself from posting this information and you should not stop yourself from taking advantage of this wonderful resource. The Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts has posted a great wealth of textual critical studies on iTunes U for free download. Try the hyperlink below, but, if it not working, click…

Islam’s Use of Bart Ehrman

Keith Thompson from Answering Islam has put together a nice little piece titled; “Bart Ehrman: A Hero for Islam?” In this article, Thompson addresses the Islamic use of Bart Ehrman (the Muslims will often use Ehrman’s books as a source to claim New Testament manuscript corruption), and then turns the tables and uses Bart Ehrman…