The Canon Debate

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Lee Martin McDonald, James A. Sanders
Hendrickson Publishers, 2002 - Social Science - 662 pages
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The origins, development, and continuing viability of the various biblical canons remain hot topics for scholarly discussion. As historical study of the shape of the canon in diverse ancient times and places intensifies, fundamental but complex issues emerge. Many biblical interpreters now pay special attention to canonical context. Others propose adding to or deleting from the canon. Still others question the very concept of a canon on historical, textual, and theological grounds. In this major collection of studies, thirty-one leading scholars discuss the state of contemporary research on aspects of canonicity pertaining to their own areas of expertise.

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User Review  - Ryan Jarmon -

Don't buy! One contributor advocates removing books from our New Testament. This book is strongly influenced by modern higher criticism. It gives no grounds for an orthodox position. I was very disappointed! Read full review

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User Review  - Hugh Tait -

Quite simply this is the ABSOLUTE best book in discussing the subject of the biblical Canon formation. It covers the entire question by the foremost authors on the subject. You will not find another ... Read full review

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