British Critic; And Quarterly Theological Review Volume 9

British Critic; And Quarterly Theological Review Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1797 edition. Excerpt: ... 46, 170, of of the MS. Kk. 6. 4. and Stephens's MS. iy. The following letters are intended as a vindication of that note from Mr. Travis's objections: and they contain likewise many important documents, in support of my opinion, in addition to those which I had already produced." Preface, p. xxvii. The preface exhibits a masterly (ketch of the whole controversy relative to this famous verse. To this we refer any of our readers, who may wish to understand completely the merits of the dispute. Our attention must be directed to the main object of the work: and we shall endeavour to exhibit the series of those arguments upon which the identity of the manuscripts in question is founded, with all possible candour and exactness. The first letter contains an account of the reasons which led Mr. Marsh to a belief of the identity of the MS. K k. 6. 4. with Stephens's MS. y. Having discovered an ancient and valuable manuscript, which appeared to have been in the possession of Vatablus, a friend of R. Stephens, and connected with him in literary pursuits, he thought it extremely probable that it was one of the six MSS. which he informs us, in the preface to his edition of the Greek Testament, 1550, "undique corrogare licuit." Upon an accurate collation of Stephens's Margin with this MS. he found that no less than twenty-five+ readings in the Catholic Epistles, quoted from the Codex y alone, were found in this MS. K k. 6. 4. "This extraordinary coincidence therefore," continues Mr. M. between the characteristic readings of the Codex iy, and those of the Codex Vatabli, united with the external evidence derived from the manuscripts having been the property of one of Stephens's intimate friends, afforded, as I thought, and as I still...show more

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  • Paperback | 332 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 594g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123651579X
  • 9781236515797