The Phoenix Seminary Text & Canon Institute produces academic research and church resources that illuminate the origin of the Bible. We do this through publications, mentoring, academic colloquia, church conferences, and digital resources.
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Institute Events & Initiatives
Scribes & Scripture Conferences
A traveling conference from the Text & Canon Institute's directors that explains how we got the Bible. Designed for churches, college ministries, and other groups, explore how a set of books written in multiple languages by dozens of authors across thousands of years became the Bible we know and trust today.
The Text & Canon Institute Fellowship is a one-year scholarship and mentoring program for a student in the Phoenix Seminary ThM program. Preference is given for those who intend to pursue doctoral studies in Old or New Testament textual criticism, canon studies, or ancillary disciplines.
Colloquium: November 17–18, 2021
Twenty five years after Oxford’s Rich Seminar sparked a renaissance of research on Origen’s Hexapla, the Phoenix Seminary Text & Canon Institute will host Origen scholars from around the world for its first colloquium to study his remarkable textual scholarship and its reception in late antiquity.
Sacred Words Video
The Phoenix Seminary Text & Canon Institute was pleased to host its inaugural Sacred Words conference February 21–22. With over 500 who registered, attendees came from as far away as Illinois and Alabama to learn from evangelical scholars like Dr. Daniel B. Wallace, Peter J. Gentry, and Stephen Dempster about how we got the Bible.
You can watch all the speakers from the main auditorium at our YouTube channel.
Dr. Peter J. Gentry
Senior Research Fellow
Dr. Peter Gentry researches the textual history of the Old Testament and mentors students in the TCI Fellowship.
As Ambassador, Gary promotes the Institute’s work in the community and helps with advancement.
Peter J. Gentry
Donald L. Williams Professor of Old Testament Interpretation
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Charles E. Hill
John R. Richardson Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity
Reformed Theological Seminary (Orlando)
Academic Vice Principal, Tyndale House (Cambridge)
Fellow of St Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge
Daniel B. Wallace
Executive Director, Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts
Senior Research Professor of New Testament Studies, Dallas Theological Seminary
P. J. Williams
Principal, Tyndale House (Cambridge)
Chair of the International Greek New Testament Project