Mentioned in Awake 1983 Oct, Watching the world, refers to Barbara and Kurt Aland’s mission to analyze these ancient texts and report their findings. This book is the result of their findings.
An Introduction to the Critical Editions and Modern Textual Criticism
1989 Eerdmans. 386 pages. plates, charts, lists, footnotes, 3 indexes including Mss.
The best, most authoritative account of the Greek text and Mss including papyri, full of detail by the editors of the Nestle/Aland Greek text. Limited supply.
The definitive introduction to New Testament textual criticism is now revised and enlarged. The Alands compare the major editions of the New Testament, describe and analyze the Greek manuscripts in detail, and discuss the value of early versions. Particularly noteworthy are their introduction to the use of modern editions of the Greek New Testament and their greater sensitivity to differing viewpoints. Two new supplementary essays are included in addition to revised plates, tables, and charts.