Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Eighth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament5-6 March 2013

The Eighth Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament is rapidly approaching, taking place in Birmingham on 5-6 March 2013.

On this page (University of Birmingham) you find just about everything you need to know (including a booking form).

Presentations during the two-day colloquium include:

  • Dr Amy Anderson (North Central, MN) – Family 1 in Mark: Preliminary Results
  • Dr Stephen Carlson (Uppsala) – Did Scribes Really Corrupt the Text of the New Testament? A Look at the Textual History of Galatians
  • Dr Simon Crisp (Birmingham) – “Dear Dr Nestle...”: The Correspondence of Erwin Nestle with the BFBS and the ‘Nestle-Kilpatrick’ Greek New Testament Edition of 1958
  • Dr Toan Do (Franklin, WI) – Ἁμάρτητε or ἁμαρτάνητε? Reading 1 John 2:1b with the CBGM
  • Dr Hans Förster (Vienna) – The Text of the Gospel according to John
  • Dr Jan Krans (Amsterdam) – New Testament Conjectural Emendation and the Church Fathers
  • Oliver Norris (London) – Evidence of an unusual Gospel harmony in the Carmen Paschale of Sedulius
  • Prof. Tom O’Loughlin (Nottingham) – Divisions as Exegesis in the Book of Revelation as found in the Book of Armagh
  • Rebekka Schirner (Mainz) – Augustine as a Textual Critic of the Old and New Testament
  • Ulrike Swoboda (Vienna) – The Gospel of John and its Original Readers
  • Matthew Steinfeld  (Birmingham) – Origen's Text of Galatians
  • Dr Satoshi Toda (Tokyo) – The Eusebian Canons
  • Dr Tommy Wasserman (Örebro) – Lectio vehementior potior: Scribal Violence on Violent Texts?


  1. Hoping for a schedule for the lectures.

  2. There is a provisional schedule on that webpage, but it needs to be updated.

  3. Why is dr Head not presenting?

  4. Either:
    a) he did not offer a paper

    b) he offered a paper that was not accepted

    c) he offered a paper that was accepted but was omitted from this list

  5. d) he is still working on a proposal

  6. e) He is presenting, under a different name.