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 Canon of Scripture includes the introduction; what is the canon; who decided
the books; what criteria was used; how do we know the correct books...
Dictionaries - Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Biblical Theology - Canon ...
Canon [B]. This word is derived from a Hebrew and Greek word denoting a reed
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 ...
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
Jul 17, 2004 ... There must be an authority which will make that decision. The canon of the Bible
refers to the definitive list of the books which are considered to ...
In Protestant Christianity, the canon is the body of scripture comprised in the
Bible consisting of the 39 books in the Old Testament and 27 in the New
Of course, none of them were inspired by God to be part of the "canon" (the Bible)
- Neither the ... B. Sometimes a Biblical writer will quote from these books.
Do you know how the books of the Bible were chosen? Learn more about the 66
books of the Bible, known as the 'canon.'
An Introduction to Biblical Doctrine (Zondervan, 1994) "The Canon of Scripture.
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