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.
Hoskier, as a textual scholar, generally but not entirely supported the Byzantine text-type against the Alexandrian text-type. He compared, in Codex B and It Allies, the text of Codex Vaticanus with Codex Sinaiticus, and showed how many significant disagreements the best witnesses of the Alexandrian text have.
Theodore Cressy Skeat: AKA T. C. Skeat (1907 — 2003)
If you have never heard of T. C. Skeat; then, you have barely scratched the surface of New Testament Textual Studies. Skeat's name and work can be found many dozens upon dozens of times and in some cases 200+ times in many modern NT textual criticism books. Read what lies below and learn of one of the greatest textual scholars of the 20th century.
Sir Frederic George Kenyon GBE KCB TD FBA FSA (15 January 1863 – 23 August 1952) was a British paleographer and biblical and classical scholar. He held a series of posts at the British Museum from 1889 to 1931. He was also the president of the British Academy from 1917 to 1921. From 1918 to 1952 he was Gentleman Usher of... Continue Reading →