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Book review: God’s Library 鈥 Brent Nongbri


Brent Nongbri became my favourite papyrologist after he argued for 饾敁75 being 4th century. Its earlier date-range in the 2nd-3rd centuries had puzzled me.
Now we read about this new book, modestly named “God’s Library 鈥 the archeology of the earliest Christian manuscripts”, that “Brent Nongbri […] demonstrates that much of what we thought we knew about these books and fragments is mistaken”.
Surely that depends on what we were thinking.
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