The New Testament. A New Translation Based on the Oldest Manuscripts. Johannes GREBER.

The New Testament. A New Translation Based on the Oldest Manuscripts.

Teaneck, NJ: Johannes Greber Memorial Foundation, 1980. Facsimile reprint of the 1937 edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 464 pp. Blue textured boards with gilt title, etc. to spine, gilt cross on front cover, frontispiece portrait of Greber. A facsimile reprint of the 1937 Johannes Greber translation of the New Testament. Johannes Greber (1874–1944) was a German-born Catholic priest who left the traditional church, and founded his own non-denominational church in Teaneck, New Jersey, after emigrating to the United States in 1929. His translation of the New Testament, which was said to be based the oldest sources available, including the Greek codex D. Throughout the process he was said to have received guidance from the Spirit, through the agency of his wife, a Spiritualist medium, through prayer and through visions. "In the rare instances in which a text pronounced correct by the divine spirits can be found in none of the manuscripts available today, I have the text as given by the spirits." Spine ends very slightly bruised, otherwise a sound and unmarked Near Fine copy in VG+ dust jacket. (Dust jacket lightly rubbed overall, a little chafed at edges and spine ends). Item #24348

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