Daniel Baird Wallace (born June 5, 1952) is an American professor of New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological 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.
Lucian of Antioch (c. 240 – January 7, 312), known as Lucian the Martyr, was a Christian presbyter, theologian, and martyr. He was noted for both his scholarship and ascetic piety. Was Lucian of Antioch the Path to the corrupt Byzantine Text, which led to the even more corrupt Textus Receptus, which lies as the foundation to the King James Version NT?
Robert Estienne was a 16th-century printer and classical scholar in Paris. His 1550 version of Erasmus' Greek Text became known as the Textus Receptus, the standard text for many generations.
At the turn of the 20th century, Bernard P. Grenfell and Arthur S. Hunt, scholars at the University of Oxford, visited Egypt. There, among the garbage heaps close to the Nile Valley, they discovered a number of papyrus fragments.
Philip Wesley Comfort (born October 28, 1950) is a professor, writer, editor, and expert on the Bible who specializes in textual studies of the Greek New Testament.
Wettstein rendered service to textual criticism by his collection of various readings and his methodical account of the manuscripts and other sources.
Tregelles was an English Bible scholar, textual critic, and theologian. He was born to Quaker parents at Wodehouse Place, Falmouth on January 30, 1813.
Karl Konrad Friedrich Wilhelm Lachmann (German: [ˈlaxman]; 1793 –1851) was a German philologist and textual scholar. He is particularly noted for his foundational contributions to the field of New Testament Textual Studies.
It is because of the printing press that all books became affordable, and that includes the Bible. Humanity is indebted to the Gutenberg printing press. He mechanized printing and greatly contributed to the world. Bible's today can be bought affordably today by the millions for missionary work around the world. As of October 2019, the full Bible has been translated into 698 languages, the New Testament has been translated into an additional 1,548 languages and Bible portions or stories into 1,138 other languages.
Dr. Bruce Metzger was unquestionably one of the greatest New Testament scholars of the 20th century. (Dr. Daniel B. Wallace) Bruce Metzger was one of the finest minds in New Testament studies in the twentieth century. Indisputably, all textual scholars would agree that he was the leading textual scholar of the 20th century.