Dr. Craig Evans, HBU, and Jeremiah Johnston, Christian Thinkers’ Society, stopped by to record an episode of “The Stone Chapel” about their 2019 edited book Scribes and Their Remains. They take a look at the durability of papyrus in the ancient world and the scribal practices that gave to us what they describe as a “stable” text. Some scholars argue that in the first few centuries scribes practices make the table unstable and untrustworthy. Its an important debate.

Dr. Craig Evans
Dr. Jeremiah Johnston

To listen to the podcast (22 minutes), click here.

The Stone Chapel is a podcast of the friends and staff of the Lanier Theological Library in Houston, Texas.  It is hosted by Dr. David Capes, Senior Research Fellow at the library and former faculty member at Houston Baptist University and Wheaton College.  The purpose of the podcast is to bring to our audience great conversations from the world’s leading experts in theology, biblical studies, archaeology, Church history, the Dead Sea Scrolls, ethics, ministry, and a host of other topics close to the mission of the library.

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