More Things Found in Boxes

   This manuscript almost got me in trouble. I’ve told this story on the DL in the past, but I do not believe I have on the blog. This image comes from a book I purchased back in 1993 during the Papal visit to Denver. The “Papal Treasures” exhibit was in town, and Rich and I went to visit it one …

I Just Could Not Resist

   Jeff Downs sent me a link about the reading of 1 Timothy 3:16 in Codex Alexandrinus, and though I have a ton of things to be doing this morning before the DL (mainly packing!), I just could not resist taking the time to do what I love to do. Here’s a close up of the text. For those who are …

The Byzantine Priority Argument on 2 Cor. 11:32

I heard back from Dr. Robinson, and he mentioned that there is a better, fuller presentation of his position on line, available here. And he said he does read my blog! Made my day. Here is the argument Dr. Robinson presented, almost verbatim: It is peculiar that the na27/ubs4 editors would reason in such a manner, particularly since their own …

More on 2Cor. 11:32 and Textual Criticism

I am tremendously honored to discover that Dr. Maurice Robinson, Senior Professor of New Testament and Greek at the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (Wake Forest, NC) reads my blog, though, I realize, it may just be that someone forwarded the current blog entry to him for his comment (I’ll hope for the former, but expect the latter). Anyway, Dr. Robinson …

Killing Two Birds/One Stone

Fast “weekend” so I’m behind already. Peoria, IL, this weekend, back Tuesday, gone again Thursday for LA and the debate/conference/cruise! Time is short, blogging will be brief for a while. So as to utilize my time better, I tried to find a textual variant in the New Testament that involved an infinitive but that would also allow me to make …