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Confessional Bibliology Reading Contest

January 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - May 1, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Requirements for Competition

  1. Read the Books listed below
  2. Write an 8-15 page paper following the guidelines listed below


  1. Everyone who reads all the books and turns in all the papers wins:
    • 1xLeatherbound TBS GNT (if available)
    • 1xThe Ecclesiastical Text: Criticism, Biblical Authority & the Popular Mind by Dr. Theodore Letis.
  2. Grand Prize:  1xReprint of Stephanus 1550 (https://www.biblicalheritageexhibit.com/products/stephanus-greek-text-1550)
  3. All papers must be turned in within 30 days after the end of the month.  For example, January 2020’s paper is due by March 1st 2020.

Sign-Up Form: CLICK HERE!

The papers must be typed, one inch margins, double-spaced, and 8-15 pages in length. The paper should follow the turabian guidelines(See below). You will have to create your own outline from the textbook, and develop your content and argument discussing with the ideas of the author from the same book as stating its strength and weakness of the paper.

A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations, Ninth Edition: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers
By Kate L. Turabian


All books are linked at the site and are either free or near free.

RTC Reading List:
1. Richard Simon Critical History of the Text of the New Testament
2. Frederick Kenyon Handbook to the Textual Criticism of the NT
3. Bruce Metzger The Text of the New Testament
4. D.C. Parker An Introduction to the NT Manuscripts and Their Texts
5. Bart Ehrman The Orthodox Corruption of Scripture
6. B.B. Warfield An Introduction to the Textual Criticism of the NT
7. Westcott & Hort Introduction to the New Testament in the Original Greek
8. Kurt Aland The Text of the New Testament – Critical Editions and Modern Textual Criticism
PTC Reading List:
1. Disputations on Holy Scripture
2. Text & Time (Formerly the King James Version Defended) by Dr. Edward Freer Hills
3. R.L. Dabney The Doctrinal Various Readings of the New Testament & The Revised Version of the New Testament
4. John Owen The Holy Bible
5. Bernardinus de Moor’s Didactico-Elenctic Theology That is, his Continuous Commentary on Johannes Marckius’ Didactico-Elenctic Compendium of Christian Theology Volume 2: Concerning the Principium of Theology, or Holy Scripture
6. From Sacred Text to Religious Text & Edward F. Hills’ Revival of the Ecclesiastical Text by Theodore Letis
7. A History Over the Debate of 1 John 5:7,8 by Michael Maynard



January 1 @ 8:00 am
May 1, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
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