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The Old Testament canon of the New Testament Church and its background in early Judaism

Author: Roger T Beckwith
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Eerdmans Pub. Co., 1986, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This new study of the Old Testament canon by Roger Beckwith is on a scale to match H.E. Ryle's classic work, which was first published in 1892. But Beckwith has the advantage of writing after the Qumran (and other) discoveries; and he has also made full use of all the available sources, including biblical manuscripts and rabbinical and patristic literature, taking into account the seldom studied Syriac material as  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger T Beckwith
ISBN: 0802836178 9780802836175
OCLC Number: 11970112
Description: xiii, 528 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The witnesses to the canon --
The fact of the canon --
The titles of the canon --
The structure of the canon --
The order of the canonical books --
The number of the canonical books --
The identity of the canonical books: the books included as canonical --
The identity of the canonical books: the books excluded as uncanonical.
Responsibility: Roger Beckwith.

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"This new study of the Old Testament canon by Roger Beckwith is on a scale to match H.E. Ryle's classic work, which was first published in 1892. But Beckwith has the advantage of writing after the Qumran (and other) discoveries; and he has also made full use of all the available sources, including biblical manuscripts and rabbinical and patristic literature, taking into account the seldom studied Syriac material as well as the Greek and Latin material."--Taken from cover.

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Amazing in scope!

by mitchmanbookman (WorldCat user published 2012-11-08) Excellent Permalink

Introduction: The historical development of the debate on the Canon -- The present state of the question -- The proper method of enquiry -- The historical problem and the theological problem -- The New Testament Church and early Judaism -- The Witnesses to the Canon -- The early sources...
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