Category Archives: Canon

147 The Muratorian Fragment

The Muratorian Fragment and early canon. This post is copied and posted with permission from Alisa Childers’ blog. ( Do visit her blog and read firsthand what this fine apologetic is doing. This is what she had to say: Why … Continue reading

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77. Dividing His clothes Mat. 27:35

Dividing His clothes Mat. 27:35 In Psalm 22:18 we read: “They divide my garments among them and cast lots for my clothing.” (NIV) This verse is fulfilled when the soldiers cast the lots to determine who should have Jesus’ tunic, … Continue reading

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76 New New Testament?

A New New Testament: Are You Serious? I re-blogged this important evaluation by Prof. Dan Wallace of a new “New Testament”. Be alert of this disturbing publication soon to hit our bookstores. Posted by Daniel B. Wallace on 17 March 2013 in Contemporary Issues, Early Christianity, New Testament Studies,Theology Just released … Continue reading

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55 Open or closed Canon.

55 Open or closed Canon. The concept of the canon time and again comes to the fore in the evaluation of the variations in the manuscripts. Therefore I handle a few questions that came up recently. Under “canon” I understand … Continue reading

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54. The woman caught in Adultery. (John 7:53-8:11)

54. The woman caught in Adultery. (John 7:53-8:11) Most modern versions of the New Testament have a note like that of the NIV at this specific piece of Scripture: “The earliest manuscripts and many other ancient witnesses do not have … Continue reading

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26. Evaluation of Variant Readings.

26. Evaluation of Variant Readings. Every believer would like to know what God had written in His Word to us. Therefore every believer considers the Bible seriously. The New Testament was originally written in Greek. Since Greek is not our … Continue reading

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