Campus Location

Abilene Campus (Residential)

Date of Award


Document Type



Graduate School of Theology

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Committee Chair or Primary Advisor

Neil R. Lightfoot

Second Committee Member or Secondary Advisor

Everett Ferguson


Westcott and Hort's The New Testament in the Original Greek has profoundly affected all New Testament textual criticism since its publication. Most subsequent textual critics have acknowledged their debt to Westcott and Hort, while believing that Westcott and Hort failed to uncover the original text and that their principles and text must be refined, modified, and improved. Even though a flurry of activity has characterized post-Hortian textual criti­cism, the question arises again and again: What progress from Wes-tcott-Hort has actually been accomplished?

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