By Michael J. Kruger
Given the popular-level conversations on phenomena just like the Gospel of Thomas and Bart Ehrman’s Misquoting Jesus, in addition to the present hole in evangelical scholarship at the origins of the hot testomony, Michael Kruger’s Canon Revisited meets an important want for an up to date paintings on canon by means of addressing fresh advancements within the box. He provides an academically rigorous but obtainable examine of the recent testomony canon that appears deeper than the conventional surveys of councils and creeds, mining the textual content itself for path in realizing what the unique authors and audiences believed the canon to be.
Canon Revisited presents an evangelical creation to the recent testomony canon that may be utilized in seminary and faculty study rooms, and browse by means of pastors and proficient lay leaders alike. not like the past volumes on canon, this quantity distinguishes itself by way of putting a considerable specialise in the theology of canon because the context in which the ancient proof is evaluated and assessed. instead of easily discussing the background of canon—rehashing the Patristic information but again—Kruger develops a powerful theological framework for maintaining and authenticating the canon as authoritative. In impact, this paintings effectively unites either the theology and the ancient improvement of the canon, finally serving as a pragmatic safety for the authority of the hot testomony books.
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Canon Revisited: Establishing the Origins and Authority of the New Testament Books by Michael J. Kruger