Barclay Making of the Bible

Barclay Making of the Bible is a 23+ Chapter work on how we got our Bible, how God used holy men of God to produce the Bible.

Barclay Making of the Bible is a 23+ Chapter work on how we got our Bible, how God used holy men of God to produce the Bible.

THE MAKING THE BIBLE

By William Barclay
Table of Contents
GENERAL INTRODUCTION 1
THE MAKING OF THE OLD TESTAMENT 4
I. THE GRANDEUR OF THE LAW 6
The Starting-Point of Scripture 9
Some Discrepancies 10
The Holiness Code 11
Just because the days of the prophets were held to have ended 13
The Prophets Established 15
II. THE WRITINGS 16
Attributed Authorship 18
The People of the Book 21
The Emergence of Sacred Scripture 24
The First Christian Books 26
Collecting Paul’s Letters 27
Making the Collection 29
The Gospels Win their Place 31
A Written Gospel 33
Authoritative and Sacred 34
Discarding the Old Testament? 36
The Church’s Decision 38
Closing of the Books 39
The Final Completion 40
III. FOR FURTHER GUIDANCE 42
IV. THE FINAL TEST 43
Does the Book Speak of Christ? 44
Faith in a Living Saviour 46
BIBLIOGRAPHY 47

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