Great book very good read about history of the scriptures. recommend every one to read who is interested in learning.
That said, this work is superior to a simple reference book, as Bruce provides a great deal of detail and appeals to a number of primary and secondary sources.
The book makes clear that the disagreements between the church and various heretical movements led to a discussion of what should be included in the canon.
A fact based presentation of how the Bible became the Bible. I enjoyed it very much and learned a lot. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ian Simpson
This is a well written and carefully researched book. Unfortunately, the subject didn't turn out to be as interesting as I expected, but that wasn't the author's fault. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Brenda Brown
This book gives a solid, basic history of the canon of scripture. It's divided into two halves: OT canon and NT canon. Read morePublished 6 months ago by B. Belschner
Great book very good read about history of the scriptures. recommend every one to read who is interested in learning.Published 7 months ago by stan robertson
Bruce is, as always, very clear and I interesting. He has the ability to dive deep into scholarly research and deliver his topic in a uncommonly easy to follow format. Read morePublished 8 months ago by William Cash
This book contains a lot of information. As usual, Bruce's writing style is very academically dry. He gives a reasonable account of past events and records regarding the formation... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Stephen