Explore the significance of the priceless discovery of Papyrus 52 (P52), the earliest known fragment of the New Testament. Delve into its historical context, dating, and impact on our understanding of early Christian manuscripts and the Gospel of John.
How Do Scholars Date Early Hebrew Bible Manuscripts?
Learn about the methods scholars use to date early Hebrew Bible manuscripts, including paleography, archaeology, radiocarbon dating, and historical analysis, as well as the internal evidence found within the texts themselves. Understand how changes in handwriting and script help date the texts, and discover examples such as the Siloam inscription and the Dead Sea Scrolls.