What about the textual corruption in the Bible?

There is material dealing with this topic on my pages too:

  • The Qur'an & the Bible in the Light of History & Science
  • The Textual History of the Qur'an and the Bible

    And here some literature dealing with the topic in depth:

    F.F. Bruce
    Are the New Testament Documents Reliable?

    Craig Blomberg
    The Historical Reliability of the Gospels
    InterVarsity 1987

    J. Harold Geenlee
    Scribes, Scrolls & Scripture
    A Student's Guid to New Testament Textual Criticism
    Eerdmans, 102 p., ISBN 0-80280082-3
    deals with the different variant reading in the New Testament and is a great introduction to understand the issues and implications

    Norman L. Geisler, William E. Nix
    From God to Us.
    Moody 1974. 302p. $12.99 ISBN 0-8024-2878-9

    Norman L. Geisler, William E. Nix
    General Introduction to the Bible.
    Moody 1968. $29.99 ISBN 0-8024-2916-5

    Norman L. Geisler, Abdul Saleeb
    Answering Islam: The Crescent in Light of the Cross.
    Baker Books 1993. 336p. $17.99 ISBN 0-8010-3859-6

    McDowell, Josh.
    The Best of Josh McDowell: A Ready Defense.
    Nelson, 1993., 566p. $16.99
    ISBN 0-8407-4419-6.

    McDowell, Josh. Han, Paul, Translator. Evidence That Demands a Verdic, Vol. I. 425p., (Vol. II. 544p.)

    About the dating of the New Testament or parts of it:

    A.T. Robinson (an author in the 'God is dead' movement, and rather distinguished theologian, though not believer) wrote a book Redating the New Testament (some similar title) and dates ALL Gospels as written before 70 A.D. and several of them around 40-50 A.D. i.e. 10 - 20 years after it happened! With most of the people who saw it, still around.

    There is also a another book I found very interesting (early dating proponent) by

    John Wenham
    "Redating Matthew, Mark and Luke: A Fresh Assault on the Synoptic Problem"
    1992 Intervarsity Press

    This is not only on the dating, but also some fresh light on the in(ter)dependency of the various gospels.

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