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
Does the Bible even tell us what books belong in the Bible? ... Answer: The word
“canon” comes from the rule of law that was used to determine if a book ...
Jun 3, 2004 ... Introduction The fact of the inspiration of the Bible as God's special revelation ...
The word canon is used to describe those books recognized as ...
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 ...
Scholar's Article by Wayne Grudem (may not be edited) Chapter 3 from
Systematic Theology. An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine (Zondervan, 1994) "The
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
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 ...
Many stories are told about how it was assembled, many of them untrue or
distorted. The truth is that the Bible canon developed over the course of centuries