Metzger, Bruce M.
Bruce Manning Metzger (1914-2007) was the George L. Collord Professor of New Testament Language and Literature Emeritus at Princeton Theological Seminary. He was the author of hundreds of articles on Bible translation, textual criticism, the Hebrew Bible, the Apocrypha, and the New Testament. He published numerous books, including "The New Testament: Its Background, Growth, and Content"; "The Text of the New Testament"; "Manuscripts of the Greek Bible"; "A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament"; "Lexical Aids for Students of New Testament Greek"; and "The Canon of the New Testament". He was the general editor of the New Testament Tools and Studies series, "The Reader's Digest Bible", and "The Oxford Companion to the Bible" and was on the editorial boards of the International Greek New Testament Project, the United Bible Societies' Greek New Testament, the Revised Standard Version of the Bible, and the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible. He served as president of the Society of Biblical Literature and the Studiorum Novi Testamenti Societas, making valuable contributions to the areas of textual criticism, philology, paleography, and translation, and was ordained in the Presbyterian Church (USA).