Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Day Conference on Textual Criticism and the Nestle-Aland Text

This conference provides a rare opportunity for UK based scholars and students to learn of the most recent developments in the production of the Nestle-Aland text (NA28), and to discuss the text-critical decisions behind this edition from members of the Institut für neutestamentliche Textforschung based in Münster.

All colleagues are welcome to attend as are graduate students and other interested people.

Date: Thursday, 27th of April
Location: New College, School of Divinity, University of Edinburgh
Price: FREE!!
Contact: Dr Paul Foster (

Please email if you are going to attend so we can produce the correct number of photocopies and cater for coffee.

Klaus Wachtel: Reconstructing the initial text in the Editio Critica Maior of the New Testament using the Coherence-Based Genealogical Method

15 min break

Holger Strutwolf: Alexandrian, Western, Byzantine? The theory of local text-types - a plea for a paradigm shift in New Testament textual research.

Klaus Wachtel: NA28 ? the first digital critical edition of the Greek New Testament

15 m break

All you want to ask about the N-A text (Question and Answer session)


  1. Yes, but will it be worth the money these day conferences always charge?