In 2008, Colin Smith posted a 13-part series as an introduction to textual criticism. I thought that this would be an ideal time to create a post with links to all of those in the series. Hopefully this is edifying and helpful to you!

An Introduction to Textual Criticism: Part 1–Introduction

An Introduction to Textual Criticism: Part 2–The Writing and Transmission of Ancient Documents

An Introduction to Textual Criticism: Part 3–Textual Errors

An Introduction to Textual Criticism: Part 4–The Role of Church History in Textual Criticism

An Introduction to Textual Criticism: Part 5–The Received Text

An Introduction to Textual Criticism: Part 6–The Challenge to the Received Text

An Introduction to Textual Criticism: Part 7–The Task of Textual Criticism: Weighing the Evidence

An Introduction to Textual Criticism: Part 8–“Traditional Text” Positions: Textus Receptus and Majority Text Only

An Introduction to Textual Criticism: Part 9–“Traditional Text” Positions: The Ecclesiastical Text

An Introduction to Textual Criticism: Part 10–“Traditional Text” Positions: Byzantine-Priority

An Introduction to Textual Criticism: Part 11–The Eclectic Text Position: “Thoroughgoing Eclecticism”

An Introduction to Textual Criticism: Part 12–The Eclectic Text Position: “Reasoned Eclecticism”

An Introduction to Textual Criticism: Part 13–Concluding Thoughts

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