Re: tc-list Philosophical Approaches?
- Sorry if this indicates a blindspot in reading (my own research
programme over the last 10 yrs or so has been mainly on other
matters), but could Maurice Robinson direct me/us to the place(s)
where his approach to textual history is given? In a recent posting
he distinguishes it from other Majority Text people, some of whose
publications I know. A list such as this doesn't afford the right kind
of medium for lengthy and serious writing, so I would like to read
what Robinson has to say. Esp. since my analysis of other
Majority Text efforts and my own efforts at textual history have left
me unpersuaded of that view.
L. W. Hurtado
University of Edinburgh,
Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 2LX
- On Fri, 1 Oct 1999 09:40:12 +000 "Professor L.W. Hurtado"
>Sorry if this indicates a blindspot in reading (my own researchI apologize for the lateness of this reply, but our seminary was on its
>programme over the last 10 yrs or so has been mainly on other
>matters), but could Maurice Robinson direct me/us to the place(s)
>where his approach to textual history is given?
first Fall break all last week, and during that time I was busily
preaching and spelunking in West Virginia (not at the same time).
Rather than occupy space on the list, selected bibliographical data was
sent privately to Prof. Hurtado (in case anyone was wondering).
> A list such as this doesn't afford the rightDefinitely agreed.
>kind of medium for lengthy and serious writing
>Esp. since my analysis of other Majority Text efforts and my own effortsat textual >history have left me unpersuaded of that view.
Nor do I expect anyone who follows a different methodology to be
persuaded by my comments. There are certain presuppositional aspects
which affect any theory (modern eclecticism or any other) which tend to
obviate cross-over to a wholly different theoretical position, since so
to do would require modification or abandonment of those presuppositional
principles. Suffice it to say that my own text-critical explorations
caused me to abandon the reasoned eclectic position which I held before
the early 1970s.
Maurice A. Robinson
Professor of NT and Greek
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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