REL 134 Week 3 DQ 1
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REL 134 Week 3 D01 How was the New Testament formed and recognized in the early Church What issues were critical to including a writing in the New Testament The books of the New Testament bible are written by several authors A major part of the New Testament is the four gospels Matthew Mark Luke and John After those is the book Acts a history of the early Christian church followed by the epistles of Apostle Paul which are Romans the two Corinthians Galatians Ephesians Philippians Colossians the two Thessalonians 12 Timothy Titus Philemon Hebrews 12 James Peter 12 John and Jude The last book of the New Testament is all prophetic and is named Revelations The early Christians added the New Testament books to the bible because they believed Jesus39 life to be the ful llment of Old TestamentJewish prophesy Molloy 2010 The New Testament books were written in Greek and were letters to the early churches and biographies of Christ39s life according to those that accompanied Him on His journeys Most of the New Testament is made of either stories from Jesus life or Paul39s letters to the early churches teaching them Jesus39 ideologies and ideas The letter of Paul compose most of the New Testament and were written to Christian communities and churches in regards to Christian living The churches later collected all of Paul39s letters and included them in Scripture In addition to Paul39s letters the Gospels were written down and shared amongst the churches as early Christian teachings and guidance Hoover 1992 Marcion a merchant prompting the organizing and selecting of scripture Hoover 1992 Esuebuis Constantine39s advisor chose which writings were acknowledged or rejected Hoover 1992 The criteria for acceptance was the previous discussion among the churches of the letters or stories that were under questions the writing style and comparison to the orthodoxy at the time Hoover 1992 The book of Revelations was added to both the acknowledged and disputed list because the earliest churches did not have ample discussion of the manuscript and therefore its importance was not fully determined by Esuebuis Although the list that Esuebuis compiled is still unchanged in modern times there are often debates concerning the inclusion of the three books Jude James and Revelations These debates were urged by Martin Luther and other later church leaders Hoover 1992 References Hoover RW 1992 How the Cannon was formed Retrieved from httpwwwwestarinstituteorgPeriodicals4RArticlescanonhtml Molloy M 2010 Experiencing the world39s religions Tradition challenge and change 5th ed New York NY McGrawHill
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