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 "
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
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, ...
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 ...
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
An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine (Zondervan, 1994) "The Canon of Scripture.
What belongs in the Bible and what does not belong?" Used with permission.
A brief and non-technical review of the development of the canon and the role of
ancient versions in this process. Biblical Canon: The New Testament Canon.
F. F. Bruce, The Canon of Scripture, (Downer's Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity, 1988), 98f.;
see also, R. Laird Harris, Inspiration and Canonicity of the Bible (Grand ...
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.
Anabaptists: How We Got Our Bible -- a collection of writings on how the Bible of
canon came to us.