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The origin of the bible : a guide for the perplexed

Author: Lee Martin McDonald
Publisher: London ; New York : T & T Clark International, ©2011.
Series: Guides for the perplexed.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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? This volume deals with a significant issue in  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Martin McDonald
ISBN: 0567139328 9780567139320 0567178021 9780567178022
OCLC Number: 610157572
Description: vii, 257 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction and preliminary observations --
An overview of the story --
The emergence of an Old Testament canon --
The completion of the Old Testament canon --
The emergence of Christian scriptures --
The influence of "heresy" and "orthodoxy" and canon formation --
Fixing the New Testament canon --
Final comment.
Series Title: Guides for the perplexed.
Responsibility: Lee Martin McDonald.
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