Many people consider the New Testament to be the result of questionable source material and subject to numerable transcription errors. As a result, it is an untrustworthy document. But, is that true? Dr. Wallace is a leading expert on New Testament textual criticism and has done exhaustive research on virtually all of the thousands of texts that exist of the Greek New Testament. He will provide a scholarly view on this question based on his expertise.
Daniel B. Wallace is Senior Research Professor of New Testament Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary (has taught there for more than 32 years) and Executive Director of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts, the purpose of which is digitizing all known Greek manuscripts of the New Testament via digital photographs. He earned a B.A. at Biola University (1975) with a major in biblical studies and minor in Greek; graduated magna cum laude from Dallas Seminary with a ThM degree (1979), with the equivalent of a major in Old Testament studies and a double major in New Testament Studies; graduated summa cum laude from Dallas Seminary with a PhD in New Testament studies (1995). He has done postdoctoral study at Tyndale House, Christ’s College, Clare College, and Westminster College, Cambridge; the Institut für neutestamentliche Textforschung (Institute for New Testament Textual Research), Münster, Germany, Tübingen University; Glasgow University; Bayerische Staatsbibliothek (Bavarian State Library), Munich; the National Library of Greece, Athens; as well as various libraries and monasteries in Europe, Australia, America, and Africa. He is also the founder and executive director of the Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts,.