Bible | Textual Criticism

Codex Sinaiticus Now on-line

The Daily Telegraph reports today that the complete text of Codex Sinaiticus is now available on-line.   You can read the Telegraph’s article here and visit the British Library website here.   It is wonderful to see another important biblical resource made available to everyone with Internet access.

Cross | Gospel of John | Greek | historical Jesus | linguistics

Where were the nail-prints in Jesus’ hands – in his wrists or his palms?

This question was raised last Saturday during a day conference on biblical archaeology at Tyndale House in Cambridge. Put simply the problem was stated as follows: Crucifixion normally involved nailing the victim to a horizontal beam through the wrist between the radius and the ulna (the two bones of the forearm). The nail was then…

1 Corinthians | 2 Corinthians | Apostolic Fathers | Didache | Paul

Andrew C. Clark on Apostleship: Evidence From the New Testament and Early Christian Literature

The following article is now available on-line in PDF: Andrew C. Clark, “Apostleship: Evidence From the New Testament and Early Christian Literature,” Vox Evangelica 19 (1989): 49-82. An interesting an wide-ranging study of what it the term “apostle” meant in the early church. The summary reads: W Bauer comments that in early Christian literature generally,…