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The first volume of the Textual History of the Bible is a team effort in the true sense of the word. We are obliged to our fifteen area editors and 120 authors. Their work allowed THB 1 to move far beyond a reference work on the textual history of the Bible to an often innovative handbook. It was indeed a pleasure to develop the concept of the volume together with these area editors, each of whom is an expert in his or her area of research. Together with them, we altered the concepts of some fields, expanding here and shortening …

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Armin Lange and Emanuel Tov, “Preface”, in: Textual History of the Bible, General Editor Armin Lange. Consulted online on 24 May 2018 <>
First published online: 2016

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