Tag Archives: Manuscript

British Library Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts Digitised

The British Library has created and made available an Excel spreadsheet listing all the manuscripts they have online, with the URL. You can read more about it and access it here. HT:  BibleX    

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Digitalised Manuscripts from the Vatican Library

The Vatican Apostolic Library has uploaded 265 digitalised manuscripts as a part of an ongoing project to digitalise all of its invaluable manuscripts.  

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Ten Commandments Go Digital

University of Cambridge: Cambridge University Library is to release digital versions of some of the most significant religious manuscripts in the world – following on from last year’s release of Isaac Newton’s manuscripts and notebooks. Launched in December last year … Continue reading

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Vatican Paper Says ‘Jesus’ Wife’ Scrap Is Fake

The Huffington Post reports: Vatican City – The Vatican newspaper has added to the doubts surrounding Harvard University’s claim that a 4th century Coptic papyrus fragment showed that some early Christians believed that Jesus was married, declaring it a “fake.” The … Continue reading

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Harvard Theological Review Rejects ‘Jesus’ Wife’

Via First Things: The rumor is that Harvard Theological Review is now declining to publish Karen King’s paper (available here as a draft pdf) on the Coptic fragment she calls the “Gospel of Jesus’ Wife.” It’s a rumor that appears … Continue reading

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The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife: How a Fake Gospel-Fragment was Composed

Well researched and very revealing… As posted by Dr Mark Goodacre on his NT Blog: I would like to thank Francis Watson, Professor in the Department of Theology and Religion at Durham University for the opportunity to publish the following … Continue reading

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A New Early Christian Text, Indicates Jesus May Have Been Married?

No, it proves nothing (!) and mostly (but not exclusively though) because it has no provenance. For any given antiquity, provenance is essential for credibility and historicity. That of this ancient manuscript is as yet undetermined. [Emphasis mine.] A discovery by a Harvard researcher may … Continue reading

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The British Library Buys St Cuthbert Gospel

For 9 million pounds. CBS News: London — The British Library has paid 9 million pounds (US$14.3 million) to acquire the St. Cuthbert Gospel, a remarkably well-preserved survivor of seventh-century Britain described by the library as the oldest European book to survive … Continue reading

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Oxford University, Vatican Libraries to Digitize Works

1.5 million pages of ancient texts will become available online. Awesome. MSNBC: London — The Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford and the Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana (BAV) say they intended to digitize 1.5 million pages of ancient texts and … Continue reading

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Byzantine Manuscripts Restoration

How to repair a Byzantine Manuscript: HT: Byzantine News  

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