Biblical StudiesNew Mark Manuscript Is Earliest Yet
Bible scholars have been waiting for the Gospel fragment’s publication for years.
The Egypt Exploration Society has recently published a Greek papyrus that is likely the earliest fragment of the Gospel of Mark, dating it from between A.D. 150–250. One might expect happiness at such a publication, but this important fragment actually disappointed many observers. The reason stems from the unusual way that this manuscript became famous before it became available.
Second (or Third) Things First
In late 2011, manuscript scholar Scott Carroll—then working for what would become ...
Friday, June 1, 2018
New Mark Manuscript Is Earliest Yet