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Was the Bible Corrupted? Part 2: Peshitta

By Elysia McColley Read “Was the Bible Corrupted? Part 1: Abrogation” Last week, we looked at evidence that the Old Testament has been passed down reliably at least since 250BCE via the Septuagint, a Greek translation of the Hebrew text. This week, we are going to look at the New Testament, particularly at a version of it that may be even older than the Greek manuscripts that most scholars use: the Peshitta, or Aramaic (Syriac) New Testament. The primary language of the Mediterranean during the days of Jesus’ earthly ministry … Read More »