A biblical canon or canon of scripture is a list of texts (or "books") which a
particular religious community regards as authoritative scripture. The word "
The difficulty in determining the biblical canon is that the Bible does not give us a
list of the books that belong in the Bible. Determining the canon was a process ...
Old Testament Canon The idea of a finished Old Testament canon was spoken
by both biblical and nonbiblical sources. Flavius Josephus, a Jewish writer of the
This list of books included in the Bible is known as the canon. That is, the canon
refers to the books regarded as inspired by God and authoritative for faith and ...
Scholar's Article by Wayne Grudem (may not be edited) Chapter 3 from
Systematic Theology. An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine (Zondervan, 1994) "The
The "canon" of Scripture is defined as the books of the Bible officially accepted as
Holy Scripture. Written by about forty authors over the course of 1500 years, ...
But the Bible is not "instant" Scripture and it wasn't all written down around the ...
In reference to the Bible a canon has to do with genuinely inspired writings.
In the early church the word canon was used to refer to the creeds. In the middle
of the fourth century it came to be used of the Bible; i.e., of the list of accepted ...
With regard to the Bible, a canon is an officially accepted list of books. This is
important with regard to the fundamentalist's attitude towards the Bible. If the
May 8, 2015 ... Have you ever wondered how we got the Bible we have today, and why different
religious traditions have different books in their Bibles?