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How the Bible Took Its Present Shape
The Bible continues to be one of the most important and discuss books and Western society. Time and again, preachers politicians and Lady continue to refer to the text of the Bible. But how did the Bible come to be the Bible in the first place? In this brief course, we will provide an overview of the four most important facts that every Christian must know about the formation of the Bible as we know it today. this course is created especially for helping Catholic Christians understand the reasons why .
What You'll Discover in this 4-Part Course:
The State of the Jewish Scripture during Lifetime of Jesus and the Apostles
Learn about the various ideas about what constituted Scripture within first-century Judaism.
The Early Church's Roleshould in Determining the Canon of Scripture
Identify the church's role in determining which books would and would not be included within the canon of Scripture.
The Use of the Deuterocanonical books by Jesus and the apostles
Learn about the ways Jesus and the apostles used the Deuterocanonical books in their teaching.
The Council of Trent's Precedents in Canonizing the Deuterocanonical Books
Identify the medieval precedents for the Council of Trent's inclusion of the Deuterocanonical books in the canon of Scripture