Discover the Fascinating Story of the Origin of the New Testament
The Making of the New Testament is a journey of discovery
into the origin, collection, copying and canonizing of the New Testament documents.
You will explore in-depth answers to:
motivated the early Christians to commit teaching, events and prophesy to
were the stories and teaching of Jesus circulated, handed down and shaped
into four Gospels instead of just one?
decided — and by what criteria — which
documents would be included in the New Testament?
leaders and historical events played a significant role in the early development of canon and ground-breaking translations.
searches are enhanced by a complete glossary and frequent links within the
text. In-depth study is aided through explanations of difficulties regarding
, omitted text,
, word repetition, and
of letter order within words. Also included are appendices that list significant
leaders of the early church, early manuscripts specifying the textual portions
of the New Testament contained, and early and later canonical lists of the
New Testament. Where present in the print edition, photos, charts and information
tables are carried over and dynamically linked to other resources within