[textualcriticism] Metzger and the Lucianic Recension
- Hi TC,
> 1. Most NT text-critics still uphold the idea that the Byzantine Text is the result of a recension thatSchmuel
> was made in the era contemporary with Lucian, or pretty close to that era. This is not the same as
> saying that most NT text-critics believe that Lucian was the person who performed or oversaw the
> work, but if one is not too picky about nomenclature, I think one could say that the idea of a Lucian
> Recension is still alive and kicking.
On the Lucian Recension there is some interesting discussion in 12/2002 on the earlier list.
I don't know if they are online, are the archives available ?
(If not I could extract from the posts)
The posts that discussed it were from Jim, also Leslie McFall and myself.
However, nobody who really supports an N-A or W-H view posted, so nobody
defended the theories.. I have my own view as to why that is, but they are a little