Volume 10, Issue 1: Footnotes
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Quotations in Order of Appearance
1 David Otis Fuller, ed., True or False? The Westcott-Hort Textual Theory Examined (Grand Rapids, MI: Grand Rapids International Publications, 1983) p. 82.
2 R. L. Dabney, Discussions (London, England: Banner of Truth Trust, 1967 ), vol. 1—Evangelical and Theological, p. 350.
3 David Otis Fuller, ed., True or False?,p. 214
4 Richard A. Muller,Dictionary of Latin and Greek Theological Terms (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1985) p. 40.
5 I. D. E. Thomas, The Golden Treasury of Puritan Quotations (Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth Trust, 1977) p. 32..
6 Thomas Brooks,The Complete Works of Thomas Brooks (Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth Trust, 1980), vol. 4, pp. 224_225.
7 John Owen, The Works of John Owen (Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth Trust, 1968), vol. 16, p. 357.
8 Theodore P. Letis, The Ecclesiastical Text: Text Criticism, Biblical Authority and the Popular Mind (Philadelphia, PA: The Institute for Renaissance and Reformation Biblical Studies, 1997) pp. viii-ix.
9 John Flavel, The Works of John Flavel (Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth Trust, 1968), vol. 4, 144
10 Frank Mead, ed., 12,000 Religious Quotations (Grand Rapids, MI: Baker, 1989) p. 34.
11 John Newton, The Works of the Rev. John Newton, Late Rector of the United Parishes of St. Mary Woolnoth, and St. Mary Woolchurch Haw, London; With Memoirs of the Author, and General Remarks on His Like, Connections, and Character; by the Rev. Richard Cecil, M.A. (Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth Trust, 1985), vol. 6, p. 202.
12 Theodore P. Letis, The Ecclesiastical Text, p. 139.
13 The Westminster Confession of Faith (Glasgow, Eng.: Free Presbyterian Publications, 1985), ch. xxxi, para. iii.
14 A. A. Hodge, The Confession of Faith (Carlisle, PA: Banner of Truth Trust, 1958) p. 41.
15 Theodore P. Letis, The Ecclesiastical Text,pp. 59_60.
16 David Otis Fuller, ed.,Counterfeit or Genuine: Mark 16? John 8? (Grand Rapids, MI: Grand Rapids International, 1975) p. 21.
17 C. S. Lewis, The Literary Impact of the Authorized Version (Philadelphia, PA: Fortress Press, 1963) p. 33.
18 H. L. Mencken, A Mencken Crestomathy (New York, NY: Vintage Books, 1982) p. 90.
19 Wilbur N. Pickering, The Identity of the New Testament Text (Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 1977) p. 149.
* Many thanks to my friend Steve Schlissel for this line of argument.
* These selections are excerpted from Francis Turretin, Institutes of Elenctic Theology, Vol. 1. Translated by George M. Giger and edited by James T. Dennison, Jr. (Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing,  1992), pp. 107-113. (Orders: 800-631-0094) Used with permission.
1 Mark C. Taylor, "Text as Victim" in Deconstruction and Theology (New York: Crossroad Publ. Co, 1982) p. 65.
2 Charles Winquist, "Body, Text, and Imagination," in ibid., p. 44.
3 Ibid., pp. 52,54,45.
4 Ibid., p. 38.
5 Nietzsche, Friedrich, "On Truth and Lie in an Extra-Moral Sense" The Portable Nietzsche (New York: Viking Publ., 19 ) p. 44.
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