Canon of Scripture pt 3 – Which Criteria did the Early Church Use to Establish the Old Testament Canon? – CHS 0005

How did the early church decide which books of the Old Testament it was going to use? In this episode, we will discuss the various criteria used by early Christian leaders in determining which books were and were not part of the Old Testament.

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Quote of the Day:

1 John 4:7 (RSV) – Beloved, let us love one another; for love is of God, and he who loves is born of God and knows God.

Questions for Listeners from the Podcast:

  1. Does the long history of the Old Testament canon debate render problematic the doctrine of sola scriptura?
  2. Did the Church have the right to determine the Old Testament canon?
  3. If first-century Judaism of the Common Era failed to produce a widely agreed upon canon, were the leaders of the Church obligated to consult Judaism in its determination of the canon?

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