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The erotic life of manuscripts : New Testament textual criticism and the biological sciences

Author: Yii-Jan Lin
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016] ©2016
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"The Erotic Life of Manuscripts explores the curious relationship between the field of New Testament textual criticism and the biological sciences, beginning in the eighteenth century and extending to the present"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Manuscripts
Miscellanea
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Lin, Yii-Jan
The Erotic Life of Manuscripts : New Testament Textual Criticism and the Biological Sciences
Oxford : Oxford University Press,c2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yii-Jan Lin
ISBN: 9780190279813 0190279818
OCLC Number: 927296641
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Part I: Collection and theorization --
Bengel and the classification and racializiation of texts --
Lachmann and the genealogy and corruption of texts --
Part II: Historicization and innovation --
Darwin, Streeter, and narrative textual criticism --
Philology and phylogeny --
Conclusion --
Appendix 1: Excerpt of interview with Gerd Mink and Klaus Wachtel, Institut für Neutestamentliche Textforschung, Münster, March 10, 2011 --
Appendix 2: "Marcus Niebuhr Tod," by Maurice Bowra.
Responsibility: Yii-Jan Lin.
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