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Textual Critics for John 8:1-11
1675J. Lightfoot - hints at solution!
1707J. Mill - coming soon
1710Whitby - coming soon
1729R. Bentley- early collations
1742J. Bengel new! - (Eng.xlat-1877)
1786Matthaei - coming soon
1793Dettmers - coming soon
1801Michaelis brief examination
1806Staudlin - coming soon
1807P. Doddridgeagrees with Mill new!
1816Hug - coming soon
1825A. Clarke new! supports authenticity
1826S. T. Bloomfielda masterly defence!
1830Scholz - coming soon
1842 W. Trollopescholarly analysis
1856 T. H. Horne& Tregelles' tampering
1863Hilgenfeld - coming soon
1864 F. L. Godetwith modern footnotes
1865Dr. F. NolanUnited Church minister
1870S. Leathes new!Integrity of John
1871Lange new!John's Authenticity
1872Dunwell with Scrivener/Burgon
1885D. Thomasquotes Farrar new!
1888W. KellyTextual Commentary
1891 R. Harris 2nd cent. evidence: PA
1892 R. Harris PA: Lost Quire?
1892 S. Whitney authentic tradition
1893 J. Robinson Montanist Deletion new!
1894 F. H. A. Scrivenera balanced review
1896J. Burgonthe classic defence!
1897E. Miller2 opposing schools
1914J. MacRory new! RC commentator
1925C. Bushnell a famous defence
1956W. Barclay positive commentator
1966R.E. Brownmixed signals
1979Z. Hodgesgreat introduction!
1984E. F. Hillsstrong evang. defence
1984G.H. Clarkevidence, arguments
1997W.L. Petersendeep study: Prot.James
1999F. N. Jonestextual commentary
2006D.SuttonSyriac evidence
2008C. Keith recent survey
2010J.D. Punch more review soon!
2010G. Davis new!traditional evidence
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Linguistic Criticism on John 8:1-11

1826S. T. Bloomfield- a masterly defence!
1848S. Davidson- linguistic claims refuted
1863H. Alford- reviewed by Nicolson
1886 J. Burgon- int. evidence assessed
1896J. Burgon- the classic defence!

1900H. Wendt- More interpolations?
1912E.R. Buckley - conflicting 'Lukan' evid.
1917H. Cadbury- 'Lukan theory' weak...
1918H. L. Jackson - state of scholarship
1932A. T. Robertson- scholarly hari kari
1940A. Pink- basic contextual evidence
1950R. Heard methodology useless!
1966A. Johnson a new stylistic trait found
1984B. Witheringtonhistorical integrity
1994J. P. Heil internal evidence!
1997M. Schneider MORE internal evidence
1998R. A. Culpepper NEW internal evidence!
1999J. Staley Chiasm, Unity of ch 7-8 new!

2000J. M. C. Scott MORE internal evidence
2007A. W. Wilson MORE internal evidence
2010J.D. Punch - a thorough review!

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Last Updated: Oct 17, 2010
  Early Writers and John 8:1-11  

c. 150 B.C. Susanna new!- O.G. has "ορθρου"
60-120 A.D.Didache- Greek & Commentary
100 A.D.Papias- Greek/English
140 A.D.Marcion- early tampering
150 A.D. Gospel of Peter- & John 8:1-11
c. 150 A.D. Susanna (Theod.) - Theod: πᾶς ὁ λαὸς
140-160 A.D. Diatesseron- knows of Jn 8:1-11

210 A.D. Tertullian- evidence of edict
220 A.D.Hippolytus - on Susanna & Origen
230 A.D. Origen- not so silent
250 A.D. Didaskalia- quotes Jn 8:1-11
290-556 A.D. The Emperors- Adultery & Roman Law

c. 330 A.D. Constantine- (see Philostorgius)
c. 350 A.D.Apostolic Constitutions- PA as Holy Scripture

Apostolic Const. - Greek Text
350 A.D. Ambrosiaster- a solid quotation
360 A.D. Didymus- quotes PA as scripture
370 A.D. Pacian- Supports Jerome
c. 384 A.D. Jerome - on John 8:1-11

Jerome's NT Preface- good discussion
388 A.D. Ambrose- quotes Jn 8:1-11
350-400 A.D.Epiphanius new! - Euseb. Canon has PA!
380-400 A.D. Faustus on PA- quoted by Augustine
400 A.D. AugustineSupports PA & TR

408 A.D. Rufinus- aware of PA
c. 400 A.D. Chrysostom- new evidence for PA
425 A.D. Philostorgius- discusses tampering
429 A.D.Theodoret- startling evidence
400-450 Sozomen new!- Constantine & Crispus
425-450 A.D. Sedulius - PA as Holy Scripture

4th-5th cent.Syriac PA- accepted as genuine

c.650+ A.D. Gospel of Barnabas new!- & the PA
c.700 A.D. The Venerable Bede- homily on PA
c.1100 A.D. Euthymius- evidence misused