The Text of The New Testament
An introduction to the history and present development of the text of the New Testament, including how ancient manuscripts illuminate the social history of early Christianity. Topics include the spread of Christianity, doctrinal disputes, the oppression of women, Jewish-Christian relations, as well as differences between modern Bible translation; integration of textual analysis and translation of selected passages from Novum Testamentum Graece. Credit will not be allowed for both GREK 341 and RELB 341. Prerequisites: GREK 231 and GREK 232 or their equivalent. Offered even years.