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F.F. BRUCE ON THE NEW TESTAMENT CANON

27 Jun


“One thing must be emphatically stated. The New Testament books did not become authoritative for the Church because they were formally included in a canonical list; on the contrary, the Church included them in her canon because she already regarded them as divinely inspired, recognizing their innate worth and generally apostolic authority, direct or indirect.”

– F.F. Bruce (The New Testament Documents, p. 22)

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Posted by on June 27, 2011 in F.F. Bruce, Quotes

 

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