In this tour de force, Kenyon surveys the nuances of textual criticism for both Old Testament and New Testament. He provides a wealth of historical information on the history of scholarship as well as his own balanced conclusions. CONTENTS 1 Westcott and Hort and the Revised Version 2 The Discoveries of Fifty Years 3 Developments in Textual Theory 4 The Chester Beatty Papyri 5 Results and Speculations 6 The Greek Old Testament Frederic G. Kenyon (1863-1952) was the Director and Principal Librarian of the British Museum. A linguist, papyrologist, and paleographer, he worked on the biblical texts and classical literature. He was President of the British Academy from 1917 to 1921. Among his many publications are 'Recent Developments in the Textual Criticism of the Greek Bible', 'Our Bible and the Ancient Manuscripts', 'Books and Readers in Ancient Greece and Rome', and 'The Bible and Archaeology.'