Sixteenth-Century Hebrew Bible


As part of the humanist educational movement of ad fontes (to the source) European theologians and scholars began to look at the Hebrew text of the Bible. What types of questions and problems might arise from going beyond the standard and accepted text?



Source: Hebreaica Biblia. 2 vols. Basel: Johann Bebel for Michael Isingrin and Heinrich Petri, 1534-35. In The Reformation of the Bible. the Bible of the Reformation, Jaroslav Pelikan. .Catalog of the Exhibition by Valerie R. Hotchkiss and Dadvid Price (Yale UP, 19976), p.107.


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