Background on Swanson’s textual work on Galatians?

Tonight I came across an interesting website produced by Gary S. Dykes which claims to provide background information on the late Reuben J. Swanson’s process of collating NT manuscripts. Once you get past the colours, the information Dykes provides gives a lot of background on how Swanson worked and the completeness and accuracy of the published collations. Thankfully, he believes that Galatians is one of his most accurate volumes. On the other hand Dykes is quite harsh with regards to the quality of the gospel volumes and claims that Swanson made a large number of errors which made it to press because no double checking by a third party was carried out and his manuscript copies were often of poor quality.

Swanson, Reuben., ed. New Testament Greek Manuscripts: Variant Readings Arranged in Horizontal Lines Against Codex Vaticanus. Galatians. Wheaton: Tyndale House, 1999. 0842339744, 978-0842339742. William Carey, 2002. 0865850690, 9780865850699.

One response to “Background on Swanson’s textual work on Galatians?

  1. Pingback: Carlson with Errata for Swanson’s Collation of P46 in Galatians « Paul’s Epistle to the Galatians

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