I. THE TEXTUAL AND SCRIBAL CULTURE OF EARLY CHRISTIANITY; II. THE MANUSCRIPT TRADITION; III. EARLY CITATION/USE OF NEW TESTAMENT WRITINGS
Michael J. Kruger (Ph.D. University of Edinburgh) is Professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte, NC and is the author of the Gospel of the Savior: An Analysis of P.Oxy. 840 and its Place in the Gospel Traditions of Early Christianity (Brill, 2005) and co-author of Gospel Fragments (Oxford, 2009). Charles E. Hill (Ph.D. Cambridge University) is Professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida. His other books include Regnum Caelorum: Patterns of Future Hope in Early Christianity and The Johannine Corpus in the Early Church, both published by Oxford University Press, and From the Lost Teaching of Polycarp: Identifying Irenaeus' Apostolic Presbyter and the Author of ad Diognetum published by J. C. B. Mohr (Paul Siebeck).
This expansive yet detailed treatment of data and sources consists of 21 expert contributions divided into three parts. ... The most obvious strengths of this volume are its conceptual and structural clarity, the breadth and depth of its treatment, and the diversity of approaches taken in presenting and analyzing the manuscript evidence for each book or corpus. The expertise of the contributors taken together with the concise, dense and meticulously referenced treatments of each category of evidence make it the go-to source for anyone interested in this facet of early Christianity or this period of New Testament textual history. * William L. Kelly, The Expository Times *