The term 'canon' originally meant.....
The term 'canon' developed the metaphorical meaning....
Books in the New Testament
Span of Books in NT?
Earliest book written...
Latest book written....
All information on Jesus comes from.....
Beginnings of Christianity
The Four Gospels narrate the.....
Book of Acts
Second Division of the NT
Acts recounts Jesus's apostles and missionaries after Jesus's
Spread of Christianity
The Book of Acts narrates the....
Third Division of the NT
Number of books in the Epistles?
Paul wrote how many Epistles?
How many didn't Paul write?
Individuals or communites
The epistles were written to....
believe and how to act
The epistles instructed what to.....
Beliefs and ethics
The epistles focused on the _____ and _____ of Christianity
Fourth Division of the NT
Revelation is what kind of literature?
present world order and end times
Revelation is a description of the ________ and the ________
Revelation details things on Earth from....
God brings his promises to fulfillment in what way?
Revelation is a glimpse into God's plan for......
culmination of history/Christianity
Revelation narrates the.......
Oral Tradition, Prophets, Hebrew Bible
Pre-NT, believers depended on 3 things.....
Accepted by all ("speak as one" or "confessed")
Accepted by all
Means 'challenged by some'
HJ2JR23 (Hebrews, James, 2 Peter, Jude, Revelation, 2 John, 3 John)
Which books were challenged by church fathers???
Gospel of Thomas
Name a book that detailed Jesus's words, but is non-canonical
Which century brought the list of 27 NT books?
Powerful bishop in Alexandria, Egypt
What was Athanasius's position and where?
Which century brought saw commanding authority of most of the NT?
Apostolicity, Universal Acceptance, Orthodoxy
List the criteria for canonicity!!!