Four Reasons to Reject the Floating Tradition Argument Against the Pericope Adulterae

Paul J. BarthHome Page Slider, Pericope de Adulterae, Post Slider on Main Page, Textual Criticism2 Comments

The “floating tradition” argument against the authenticity of the Pericope Adulterae (PA), John 7:53-8:11, is summarized well by Bruce Metzger in 1964, “The pericope is obviously a piece of floating tradition which circulated in certain parts of the Western Church. It was subsequently inserted into … Read More