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The Formation of the Christian Biblical Canon

Lee Martin Mcdonald

The Formation of the Christian Biblical Canon

Lee Martin Mcdonald

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"Lee McDonald has written a lucid and accessible account of the formation of the Christian Bible, clearly marshalling the major evidence, working through the main problems, and reaching persuasive conclusions. Treating separately the canons of the Old and New Testaments, he provides translations of most of the ancient primary sources, good summaries of scholarly debates, and a useful guide to the extensive scholarly literature on the subject. This book will find an appreciative readership among students, pastors, and inquiring laypersons."^" Harry Gamble, Professor and Chair of Religious Studies, University of Virginia^"This is a remarkable book in that it tackles the question of the formation of the Christian biblical canon in its full sense, that is, both testaments. . . . McDonald has produced a timely study, considerably improved in the sections of the OT canon and generally more comprehensive for both testaments than in his first edition, that should command wide attention f

- Publisher How did the Bible come to be? Why does it have 66 books, and why those books? In this extensive study, McDonald examines the history and traditions surrounding the formation of the Old and New Testament canons. He also introduces the recent scholarly work of others to give you a fuller understanding of how the Bible began.

- Publisher

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About "The Formation of the Christian Biblical Canon"

"Lee McDonald has written a lucid and accessible account of the formation of the Christian Bible, clearly marshalling the major evidence, working through the main problems, and reaching persuasive conclusions. Treating separately the canons of the Old and New Testaments, he provides translations of most of the ancient primary sources, good summaries of scholarly debates, and a useful guide to the extensive scholarly literature on the subject. This book will find an appreciative readership among students, pastors, and inquiring laypersons."^" Harry Gamble, Professor and Chair of Religious Studies, University of Virginia^"This is a remarkable book in that it tackles the question of the formation of the Christian biblical canon in its full sense, that is, both testaments. . . . McDonald has produced a timely study, considerably improved in the sections of the OT canon and generally more comprehensive for both testaments than in his first edition, that should command wide attention f
- Publisher

How did the Bible come to be? Why does it have 66 books, and why those books? In this extensive study, McDonald examines the history and traditions surrounding the formation of the Old and New Testament canons. He also introduces the recent scholarly work of others to give you a fuller understanding of how the Bible began.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Lee Martin Mcdonald

McDonald is principal and dean of theology at Acadia Divinity College, Wolfville, Nova Scotia.

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  • Catalogue Code 89896
  • Product Code 1565630521
  • EAN 9781565630529
  • Pages 340
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Hendrickson Publishers
  • Publication Date Dec 1995
  • Dimensions 235 x 159 x 22 mm
  • Weight 0.600kg

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