Articles

The staff of byzantinetext.com certainly does not endorse every position held by every author. Some titles do not advocate Byzantine priority at all, but these articles may be useful for understanding the history of the Byzantine text and debates over Byzantine Priority.

  • Hodges, Zane C. “The Ecclesiastical Text of Revelation – Does it Exist?” Bibliotheca Sacra 118 (1961): 113-122.
  • —. The Critical Text and the Alexandrian Family of Revelation.” Bibliotheca Sacra 119 (1962): 129-138.
  • —. “Light on James Two from Textual Criticism.” Bibliotheca Sacra 120 (1963): 341-351.
  • —. “The Women and the Empty Tomb.” Bibliotheca Sacra 123 (1966): 306-307.
  • —. “The Greek Text of the King James Version.” Bibliotheca Sacra 125 (1968): 334-345.
  • —. “Rationalism and Contemporary New Testament Textual Criticism.” Bibliotheca Sacra 128 (1971): 27-35.
  • —. “Modern Textual Criticism and the Majority Text: A Response.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 21, no. 2 (1978): 143-155. (Free online at: http://www.etsjets.org/files/JETS-PDFs/21/21-2/21-2-pp143-155_JETS.pdf)
  • —. “Modern Textual Criticism and the Majority Text: A Surrejoinder.” Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 21, no. 2 (1978): 161-164. (Free online at: http://www.etsjets.org/files/JETS-PDFs/21/21-2/21-2-pp161-164_JETS.pdf)
  • —. “The Woman Taken in Adultery (John 7:53-8:11): the Text.” Bibliotheca Sacra 136 (1979): 318-332.
  • —. “The Angel at Bethesda – John 5:4.” Bibliotheca Sacra 136 (1979): 25-39.
  • —. “The Woman Taken in Adultery (John 7:53-8:11): the Exposition.” Bibliotheca Sacra 173 (1980): 41-53.
  • Lake, Kirsopp and Silva New. “The Byzantine Text of the Gospels.” Mémorial Lagrange, edited by L.H. Vincent. 251-258. Paris: J. Gabalda et Cie, 1940.
  • Robinson, Maurice. “Minority Readings/Majority Text: Seeking a Second Opinion.” Distributed by the Majority Text Society, Summer 1992.
  • —. “Two Passages in Mark: A Critical Test for the Byzantine-Priority Hypothesis.” Faith and Mission 13 (Fall 1996) 66-111. (Abstract online at http://www.galaxie.com/article/fm13-2-06)
  • —. “The Recensional Nature of the Alexandrian Text-Type: A Response to Selected Criticisms of the Byzantine-Priority Theory.” Faith and Mission 11 (1993) 46-74 [issue published 1997 but back-dated].
  • —. “Investigating Text-Critical Dichotomy: A Critique of Modern Eclectic Praxis from a Byzantine-Priority Perspective.” Faith and Mission 16 (Spring 1999) 16-31.
  • —. “New Testament Textual Criticism: The Case for Byzantine Priority.” TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism 6 (2001). (Available online at http://rosetta.reltech.org/TC/vol06/Robinson2001.html)
  • —. “Crossing Boundaries in New Testament Textual Criticism: Historical Revisionism and the Case of Frederick Henry Ambrose Scrivener.” TC: A Journal of Biblical Textual Criticism. 7 (2002). http://rosetta.reltech.org/TC/vol07/Robinson2002.html.
  • —. “Preliminary Observations Regarding the Pericope Adulterae based upon Fresh Collations of nearly all Continuous-Text Manuscripts and all Lectionary Manuscripts containing the Passage.” Filología Neotestamentaria 13 (2000) 35-59.
  • —. “In Search of the Alexandrian Archetype: Observations from a Byzantine-Priority Perspective.” In Christian-B. Amphoux and J. Keith Elliott, eds., The New Testament Text in Early Christianity: Proceedings of the Lille Colloquium, July 2000. Histoire du Texte Biblique 6. Lausanne: Éditions du Zèbre, 2003, 45-67.
  • —. “Amid Perfect Contempt, a Place for the Genuine: The Long Ending of Mark as Canonical Verity.” In Perspectives on the Ending of Mark. Nashville: Broadman and Holman, 2008, 40-79.
  • —. “Rule 9, Isolated Variants, and the `Test-Tube’ Nature of the NA27/UBS4 Text: A Byzantine-Priority Perspective.” In Stanley E. Porter and Mark J. Boda, eds., Translating the New Testament: Text, Translation, Theology. McMaster New Testament Studies. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009, 27-61.
  • —. “The Rich Man and Lazarus – Luke 16:19-31. Text-Critical Notes.” In Stanley E. Porter and Mark J. Boda, eds. Translating the New Testament: Text, Translation, Theology, McMaster New Testament Studies. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009, 96-110.
  • —. “The Case for Byzantine Priority.” Appendix in The New Testament in the Original Greek: Byzantine Textform 2005, edited by Maurice A. Robinson and William G. Pierpont, 533-586. Southbourough, MA: Hilton, 2005. (Free online at: /wp-content/uploads/2016/11/editions-rp-11-appendix.pdf)
  • —. “Rule 9: Isolated Variants, and the ‘Test-Tube’ Nature of the NA27/UBS4 Text: A Byzantine Priority Perspective.” In Translating The New Testament: Text, Translation, Theology, edited by Stanley E. Porter and Mark J. Boda, 27-61. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 2009.
  • Wachtel, Klaus. “Early Variants in the Byzantine Text of the Gospels.” In Transmission and Reception: New Testament Text-Critical and Exegetical Studies, edited by J.W. Childers and D.C. Parker. 28-47. Piscataway: Gorgias, 2006.
  • Wilson, Andrew: “Scribal Habits and the New Testament Text.” In Digging For the Truth: Collected Essays Regarding the Byzantine Text of the Greek New Testament: A Festschrift in Honor of Maurice A. Robinson, edited by Mark Billington and Peter Streitenberger. 21-39. Norden, Germany: Focus Your Mission KG, 2014.