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Re: Announcing "The Encyclopedia of New Testament Textual Criticism"!

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  • ptl@sprynet.com
    I am very excited about the proposed work. Don t know that I can contribute anything worth while but if there is something I could do to assist, I would love
    Message 1 of 1714 , Aug 14, 1996
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      I am very excited about the proposed work. Don't know that I can contribute anything worth while but if
      there is something I could do to assist, I would love to help.

      Paul Lorenzen
      Northern Sierra Bible Institute
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      On Wed, 14 Aug 1996, REElliott@... wrote:
      >The Encyclopedia of New Testament Textual Criticism
      >A work whose time has come! A volume that I always wished was on my shelf.
      > A single work that would easily answer questions about NT TC. The people,
      >places, things, and dates that are relevant to the study and understanding of
      >this Biblical discipline. Made primarily for pastors and students new to
      >this area of study, as well as for the scholar who could use a quick
      >reference .
      >The idea to create a volume that would serve this purpose was first conceived
      >in 1992/93 while I was first learning exactly what textual criticism was. As
      >I collected as many texts as I could get my hands on ( I now have nearly 100
      >volumes relevant to this area), It became apparent to me that there was a
      >great need for such a volume. I first researched if there was anything like
      >this on the market. To date I have found none. I then began to make
      >inquires to some scholars that I had been in contact with, such as: Bruce
      >Metzger, Dan Wallace, Philip Comfort, J.K. Elliott, H.J. DeJonge, and David
      >Alan Black. Their collective response was that of encouragement.
      > Encouragement for a work that some asked, �Why didn�t I think of that?� I
      >felt honored that these great scholars thought so highly of a work that to me
      >seemed like such a simple solution to the problem of easily referencing the
      >history and current facts entailed in this discipline. A volume that might
      >become a standard reference work for this field.
      >Of course, such an immense work needs the diligent support from the scholars
      >such as those listed, (I am currently awaiting responses from, Fee, Epp,
      >Holmes, Ehrman and the Institute at Munster). I will gladly accept any
      >assistance from scholar and student alike. So, I optimistically post this
      >request to all those who enjoy and work in the field of NT TC. I am hopeful
      >that all those reading this will be as excited about this work as I am. All
      >subscribers to the TC-List (http://scholar.cc.emory.edu/scripts/TC/TC.html)
      >are welcome and encouraged to participate in this project and suggest any
      >ideas.
      >
      >Rich E. Elliott
      >Assistant Librarian, Simon Greenleaf University (RE Elliott@...)
      >
      >
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      Paul Lorenzen -- Sparks, Nevada
      http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/ptl/lorenzen.htm

      Only one life, 'twill soon be past;
      only what's done for Christ will last!
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    • Julian Goldberg
      The complete Hebrew Scriptures (Hebrew Bible) or TANAKH (Torah-Law, Neviim-Prophets, Ketuvim-Writings) based on the Masoretic Hebrew text with vowels and
      Message 1714 of 1714 , Feb 4 4:26 PM
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        The complete Hebrew Scriptures (Hebrew Bible) or TANAKH (Torah-Law,
        Neviim-Prophets, Ketuvim-Writings) based on the Masoretic Hebrew text
        with vowels and cantillation marks in one complete compact black hard
        covered volume which measures 12 cm x 19 cm with over 1360 pages that
        have been arranged according to traditional chapter and verse divisions
        along with larger Hebrew letter printing and thicker paper pages for a
        volume of this size. Each book is $ 20.00 (U.S.) postpaid ($ 15.50 for
        the book plus $ 4.50 for postage) and can be ordered directly from:

        Julian Goldberg, 260 Adelaide St., E., # 215, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
        M5A 1N0.

        Thanks.
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