Still such a call for accuracy does not require us to abandon early dates just because some skeptic challenges them. Surely, one of those manuscripts if they ever existed would have survived in Judea. Since this gospel text would be unlikely to have reached Egypt before c. KenyonWilhelm Schubart and H. Besides a fully packed room: Finally, the new multidisciplinary context in which the dating and study of manuscripts is nowadays conducted requires more conversation between specialists in different fields, and needs to find clearer languages through which communication exchanges might become more effective.
Also, research shows that ancient papyrus manuscripts often served for a century or more, even in active usage.
Carbon-14 and Palaeographical Dating of Papyri
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