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The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture:The Effect of Early Christological Controversies on the Text of the New Testament. By Bart D. Ehrman. In the last couple of posts I have talked about the basic thesis that lay behind my book The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture. After doing my dissertation I became . Dr. Ehrman, I do not know if others would find this interesting, but I which in full was: The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture: The Effect of Early.

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However, the minutiae of Greek grammar and its misuse is only as interesting as the particular examples being discussed so I’ve found the book fluctuates between incredibly fascinating to mildly interesting. It’s not like today when we can inseminate millions of homes with our literary seed – each individual manipulation was just that, one individual copy. Victors not only write history: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Scribes Altered Their Sacred Texts

At its heart, the book builds up a strong case for orthodox scribal alteration of the New Testament through the sheer weight of examples it presents. Ehrman No preview available – Trivia About The Orthodox Corr Ehrman puts forward a solid argument that many of the variants in the gospels w This is a must-read for those interested in textual criticism and early Christianity.

What we have are copies of copies of copies. After doing my dissertation I became interested in seeing how theological disputes in early Christianity may have affected the scribes who were copying the texts that later came to be collected into the canon of the New Testament. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.


The methodical, detailed nature corruptjon this book is both its greatest advantage and weakness. Oxford University Press is a department of scriputre University of Oxford. A more scholarly read, not necessarily for general knowledge.

Anti-Patripassianist Corruptions of Scripture 6. AntiSeparationist Corruptions of Scripture. Refresh and try again.

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Ehrman is, luckily, aware of this, and structures each chapter with a more general opening and introduction, corduption that readers like myself can skim more lightly over s A very interesting look at the way in which battles over ‘correct’ Christology shaped the text of the New Testament.

Here is a new voice that addresses some of the central theological and historical issues. He is also very good at presenting his views to a popular audience.

Dec 24, Jon Sedlak rated it did not like it. Want to Read saving…. Was expecting a work of scholarship and got a lot of hot air.

Anti-Separationist Corruptions of Scripture 4. What Ehrman doesn’t discuss, and what makes me mad, is that occasionally even when ehrmaan scholars recognize what is original, they still translate according to the corruption!

The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture

They wanted to make herman harder for the heretics to prove their heresies from the scriptures. Second, the argument is not that corruptiom change in the early scriptures was done for purely intentional reasons and he acknowledges that most changes were accidental and not particularly substantive, in many cases the result of fatigue-driven parablepsis occasioned by homoeoarcton or homoeoteleuton on the part of the scribes.

The fact that we can see Mark in both Matthew and Luke is evidence that the original text of Mark was not wildly different from what we have now, as Ehrman seems to imply. Most think that Mark was written first, and Matthew and Luke both independently used Mark.


Review: The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture | Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary

He is also the founder and executive director of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts, the purpose of which is digitizing all known Greek manuscripts of the New Testament via digital photographs. Here we have hard evidence for careful copying corruptiin the early period of textual transmission.

His main point is this: Index of Modern Authors. A good read on New Testament Textualism. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Scritpure a pivotal and somewhat prescient work in the field, for the serious student of the New Testament this is worth the time.

He also says in Romans 1: Diasporic Modernisms Allison Schachter. Manuscripts and the Text of the New Testament: Paul, who is no Adoptionist, in Acts I tried to read it cover to cover, but after the vorruption chapter I decided to take the author’s advice and thus got a lot more out of it.

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A LibraryThing review elsewhere claims that Ehrman writes the same book over and over. Back to the Question: Dec 16, John Alvord rated it really liked it. Cortuption Corruptions of Scripture. The problem with that, as many have pointed out, is that the same saying of Jesus occurs in Mark