The Biblical Canon: Its Origin, Transmission, and Authority is an introduction to the Christian biblical canon and explores and answers all the key questions about what is contained in both testaments. This third, expanded and revised edition of the well-respected The Formation of the Christian Biblical Canon is an essential resource for students and scholars.
This is the thoroughly updated and expanded third edition of the successful The Formation of the Christian Biblical Canon. It represents a fresh attempt to understand some of the many perplexing questions related to the origins and canonicity of the Bible.
Lee Martin McDonald was professor of New Testament studies and president of Acadia Divinity College in Nova Scotia, Canada (now retired). He is also the coauthor of Early Christianity and Its Sacred Literature and The Canon Debate.