Textus Receptus – Default Text or Chosen Text?

By | 2017-01-14T18:41:41+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Categories: Tall Tales of Textual Criticism, Textual Myths|Tags: , , , |

One of the oft made claims of a popular apologist in evangelical circles is that the Reformers did not choose the Textus Receptus, but that they used it because they had no other options. Is that true? Were there no other Greek New Testaments during the Reformation apart from the Textus Receptus? Let’s see.

The Complutensian Polyglot

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