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Unformatted text preview: 1-28-08 1. The Cannon of the New Testament What is the New Testament? a. A Collection of 27 Books about the Rise and Spread of Christianity i. Gospels: The Beginning of Christianity 1. Matthew 2. Mark 3. Luke 4. John no parables ii. Acts: The Spread of Christianity iii. Epistles: Beliefs, Practices, and Thics 1. Pauline a. Romans b. 1 and 2 Corinthians c. Galatians d. Ephesians e. Philippians f. Colossians g. 1 and 2 Thessalonians h. 1 and 2 Timothy i. Philemon j. Titus 2. General a. Henrews b. James c. 1 and 2 Peter d. 1, 2. and 3 Johm e. Jude iv. The Revelation of John Apocalypse type prophecy letter b. Their Arrangement is Canonical Rather than Historical c. Their Concerns are Theological Rather than Purely Historical hellenization Synoptics grouping of matthew, mark, and luke euaggelion seotuagint apologetic "occasional" solecisms ...
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