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17 - The Canon of the New Testament

from Part III - Methods and Modes of Interpretation

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  23 April 2021

Patrick Gray
Affiliation:
Rhodes College, Memphis
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This chapter focuses on the formation of the Christian canon, including the methodological challenges facing historians in reconstructing this history.

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Print publication year: 2021

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Further Reading

Barton, John. Holy Writings, Sacred Text: The Canon in Early Christianity. Louisville: Westminster John Knox, 1997. Also published as The Spirit and the Letter: Studies in the Biblical Canon. London: SPCK, 1997.Google Scholar
Gallagher, Edmon L., and Meade, John D., eds. The Biblical Canon Lists from Early Christianity. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
Gamble, Harry Y. The New Testament Canon: Its Making and Meaning. GBS. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1985.Google Scholar
Markschies, Christoph. Christian Theology and Its Institutions in the Early Roman Empire: Prolegomena to a History of Early Christian Theology. Translated by Wayne Coppins. Baylor-Mohr Siebeck Studies in Early Christianity. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2015.Google Scholar
McDonald, Lee Martin. The Biblical Canon: Its Origin, Transmission, and Authority. 3rd ed. Peabody: Hendrickson, 2007.Google Scholar
McDonald, Lee Martin, and Sanders, James A., eds. The Canon Debate. Peabody: Hendrickson, 2002.Google Scholar
Metzger, Bruce M. The Canon of the New Testament: Its Origin, Development, and Significance. Oxford: Clarendon, 1987.Google Scholar

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