The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture

The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture : The Effect of Early Christological Controversies on the Text of the New Testament

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This study explores how early struggles between Christian heresy and orthodoxy affected orthodox scribes of the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD, who occasionally altered their sacred texts for polemical reasons. By making their texts "say" what they were already thought to "mean", these anonymous copyists effected "the orthodox corruption of scripture".show more

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  • Hardback | 327 pages
  • 154.94 x 231.14 x 27.94mm | 557.92g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195080785
  • 9780195080780

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