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The Origin of the Bible: A Guide for the Perplexed

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April 2011

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Just how did the Jewish and Christian Bibles come together? Why were some ancient texts excluded? Or included and later rejected? What were the criteria?>

Inhaltsverzeichnis

I. Introduction; II. The Problem of Definition; III. The Origin of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament; IV. The Sacred books of Early Judaism and Early Christianity; V. The Closure of the Old Testament Canon; VI. The Origin of the New Testament; VII. The Use of Christian Literature in Early Christianity; VIII. The Criteria for Inclusion; IX. Conclusion: Continuing Challenges; X. Appendix: For those who want to Dig Deeper! [A collection of ancient primary texts for understanding the canonical processes].

Portrait

Lee M. McDonald is President Emeritus and Professor of New Testament Studies Emeritus of Acadia Divinity School, Nova Scotia and Adjunct Professor of New Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary. He serves as Scholar in Residence for the American Baptist Churches of Los Angeles and the American Baptist Congregations of the Southwest and Hawaii.

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EAN: 9780567139320
ISBN: 0567139328
Untertitel: 'Guides for the Perplexed'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: T & T CLARK US
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2011
Seitenanzahl: 257 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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