3 Literary Background

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3. Literary Background to  the New Testament Looking at the Evolution of the Bible throughout the Ages
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Background to the New Testament 2 The Heart of the Problem While discussing Spanish being taught to schoolchildren, the following comment was made by Texas Governor Miriam “Ma” Ferguson in 1924: “If English was good enough for Jesus, it’s good enough for the children of Texas!”
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Background to the New Testament 3 Did the KJV Just Fall out of the Sky? NO! What we have are copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies of copies ………….
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Background to the New Testament 4 In the Beginning…. Around 30 A.D., Jesus speaks and teaches the Jews in Aramaic .
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Background to the New Testament 5 …and then… Around 50 A.D., Paul begins to write letters to other churches in Greek . A little later, between 65-95 A.D., the writers of the Gospels record the words of Jesus, also in Greek .
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6 The Muratorian Canon Earliest fragment, p52, is from Gospel of John and the size of a credit card. It dates from about 125 A.D. Around 200 A.D., the first list which contains all 27 New Testament books is produced. Until this time, there were
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