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Unformatted text preview: Notes 8/23/07 ← What’s worse than snakes on a plane? ← ← Dennis Covington’s “Salvation on a Mountain” ← ← Snake Handling Service Video ← ← Quotes about serpent handlers ← ← Textual Criticism: ← Evidence: ← Jerome stated, “Almost all the Greek copies [of Mark] do not have these last verses (9-20)” ← Which reading is most likely to be the original? ← ← The text of the Bible ← Stylus & inkwell ← ← I. Problems & Purposes: ← No original manuscripts (autographs ) ← We have NO originals ← What happened to them? No one is sure of that. They were destroyed and fell apart because of the material they were written on. ← Thousands of manuscripts [not originals] are available ← Codex Vaticanus – replica (faximile) ← Don’t always agree with each other ← Textual variant ← To decide which is closest to the original ← Modern Example: ← 1950’s Webster’s Dictionary – “dord” ← D. or d. = Density ← ← P52 ← Earliest copy of John Ch. 18 (31-33) ← A.D. 125 ← Hebrews 2:9 ← ← II. Purposes of Textual Criticism ← Recovery of original text ← Reconstruction of transmission of text • ← III. Changes in the Text ← Unintentional changes ← Haplography – the accidental omission of text ← 1 Samuel 13:15 ← Dittography – to repeat the text ← 2 Kings 18:17 ← Continuous script ← GODISNOWHERE ← HAVEYOUEVERSEENABUNDANCEONTHETABLE? ← Mark 10:40 – all ois etoimastai ← But it is for those whom it has been prepared ← It has been prepared for others ← Faulty Hearing (there, their) ← In Hebrew, ‘al’ “upon” is often confused for ‘el’ “to, for” ← 1 Corinthians 15:54 ← No Vowels in Hebrew ← Intentional Changes: ← Harmonizations ← Smoothing grammatical differences ← Theological Errors ← ← Principles of Textual Criticism ← I. External Evidence – manuscripts are to be “weighed ” not counted ← Date of witness ← Geographical distribution ← Text-Types ← Variants with family resemblances ← II. Internal Evidence ← The more difficult reading is to be preferred – when revised, the editors added more to the script to make it understandable ← The shorter reading is less-likely to be preferred – harder to understand, briefness ← The reading which best fits the writer’s style and vocabulary is to be preferred. ← The reading which best explains the other readings is to be preferred....
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