The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture : the Effect of Early Christological Controversies on the Text of the New Testament.

Victors not only write history: they also reproduce the texts. Bart Ehrman explores the close relationship between the social history of early Christianity and the textual tradition of the emerging New Testament, examining how early struggles between Christian "heresy" and "orthodoxy&...

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Main Author: Ehrman, Bart D.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 1993.
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Summary:Victors not only write history: they also reproduce the texts. Bart Ehrman explores the close relationship between the social history of early Christianity and the textual tradition of the emerging New Testament, examining how early struggles between Christian "heresy" and "orthodoxy" affected the transmission of the documents over which many of the debates were waged. He makes a crucial contribution to our understanding of the social and intellectual history of early Christianity and raises intriguing questions about the relationship of readers to their texts, especially i.
Physical Description:1 online resource (329 pages)
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-301) and indexes.
ISBN:9780199763573
0199763577
128311335X
9781283113359
0199746281
9780199746286
9786613113351
6613113352
Language:English.