Re: tc-list Scribal tendencies - Christian Ethics?
Jack Kilmon wrote:
TonyProst@... wrote:Messed this one up. Should be
> On this issue, you might check the Secret Mark websites, which I am certain
> someone on this list can refer you to!
taybutheh d'maran yeshua masheecha am kulkon
- YOu mentioned two of Bart Ehrman's essays, have your read his An Orthodox
Corruption of Scripture?
TOMMY MARKANZIA REKLAM HB wrote:
> Dear subscriber!
> I - a Swedish student of theology - is presently working on an essay in
> ethics. Since I am very interested in the area of textual criticism I am
> trying to connect the areas of scribal tendencies in the textual
> transmission of NT, and the development or elaboration of christian
> (orthodox) ethics in the early church.
> I have read two of Bart D. Ehrman´s essay´s concerning text and
> tradition in the early church, which show that various concerns in the
> church (sociological, doctrinal etc) are mirrored in the way scribes
> transmitted (omitted, amended or changed) the original text. This was
> indeed interesting for me - the idea of using textual criticism with
> another aim than just trying to secure the original text.
> Anyhow, now I am supposed to write an essay in ethics and I would like
> to ask the subscribers of the list for a piece of good advice. Do You
> think it would show fruitful to investigate if some textual variants
> (and if so, where should I look for them in the NT) have bearings on the
> history of ethics in the early church. The oppression of women, or
> antisemitism could indeed belong to the subject, but if we define ethics
> more narrowly to designate moral life of the Christian. Perhaps You have
> some suggestions for my study of literature.
> I hope You understand my query, in spite of my poor knowledge in
> English. I thank You for Your contribution in the research of a subject
> which I take great interest in.
> With regards
> Tommy Wasserman