The Muratorian Fragment: The State Of Research -- By: Eckhard J. Schnabel
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The Muratorian Fragment:
The State Of Research
* Eckhard J. Schnabel is Mary F. Rockefeller Distinguished Professor of NT Studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary,
The fragmentary document known as “Canon Muratori” contains the oldest list of books of the NT. This essay will present the state of research regarding the Fragment, with particular attention to its date as well as its historical and theological significance.
I. The Fragment
The Muratorian Fragment consists of
The manuscript originally belonged to the monastery at Bobbio in the Trebbia River valley southwest of Piacenza in northern Italy. The manuscript contains a statement of ownership by the Bobbio monastery: liber sĉti columbani de bobbio/Iohis grisostomi.2 The manuscript contains several theological treatises of three theologians
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Later editions of the text come from Samuel Prideaux Tregelles,3 Theodor Zahn,4 Hans Lietzmann,5 Erwin Preuschen,6 and more recently by Geoffrey Hahneman.7 Photographs of the three pages have been published by Saverio Ritter.8 Facsimiles were published by Samuel P. Tregelles and Henri Leclercq.9 The standard English translation is Wilhelm Sch...
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