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Unformatted text preview: Canon of the bible A. Concept of the canon 1. Canon=the fixed list of books in the Bible which Jews and Christians regard as sacred and authoritative for their faith and practice. 2. Scripture-open, fluctuating, body of sacred literature (can grow and shrink) before there was a bible, there was scripture vs. Canon-closed body of sacred literature (fixed. jews closed their scripture meaning that only certain things were in the bible and nothing else). B. Major Canons of the Bible 1. Jewish Canon= Hebrew Bible 100 CE 2. Catholic Canon (OT+NT) 3. Protestant Canon (OT+NT) #2,3 are Christian-written in greek-produced by Christian writers C. Jewish Canon (=HB)...
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course REL 1004 taught by Professor Isbell during the Spring '09 term at LSU.
- Spring '09
- The Old Testament