RE: [textualcriticism] How do you introduce TC to students learni ng NT Greek?
- Most folks wonder why there are such differences in English translations.
The main reasons are translation philosophy and textual base. I take the
second issue, teach how text-types developed, and show the need for textual
criticism after that.
From: Peter Head [mailto:pmh15@...]
Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 10:01 AM
Subject: [textualcriticism] How do you introduce TC to students learning NT
I have to give a talk on this in a couple of months, so being organised in
advance but a bit lazy I thought I might ask whether any of you had good
ideas etc., not so much for formal lectures in textual criticism, but for
how you introduce TC issues into the introductory and intermediate Greek
learning (e.g. I get them to read a page of a manuscript at the end of
Actually I do have a rough draft of the talk, but it is a bit long to post!
>Peter M. Head, PhD
Sir Kirby Laing Senior Lecturer in New Testament
36 Selwyn Gardens Phone: (UK) 01223
Cambridge, CB3 9BA Fax: (UK) 01223
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