Why These Books and No Others? The Canonization of the New Testament

With Dr. Michael Kruger,  President and Professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC
February 23, 2013 | Altanta, GA
This seminar addresses questions such as:Were there other books that were considered for inclusion in the Christian canon of Scripture? What about other apocryphal and Gnostic writings? Did the Roman emperor Constantine and later Catholic authorities impose the canon on the church, or was there already a consensus regarding these books long before Constantine?


Free Seminar Audio:

Session 1 Audio:  The Origins of Canon
Why did the early church develop a canon of Scripture?

Session 2 Audio:  The Date of Canon
When were the New Testament books first regarded as Scripture?

Session 3 Audio:  The Contenders for Canon
How did we end up with these books and no others in the canon?

Session 4  Q & A Audio


About Dr. Michael J. Kruger:

Dr. Michael J. Kruger is President and Professor of New Testament at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC. Most recently he has published Canon Revisted: Establishing the Origins and Authority of the New Testament Books (Crossway, 2012) and The Early Text of the New Testament (Oxford, 2012; edited with Charles Hill).

 


Presented by C.S. Lewis Institute Atlanta, the Areopagus, and RTS Atlanta

 
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