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Book Description

The Canon of the Old Testament, 2nd edn.
Publication Year:
MacMillan & Co. Ltd.
Bible, Old Testament, Canon
Copyright Holder:
Public Domain

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  1. The Preparation for a Canon
  2. The Beginnings of the Canon
  3. The Beginnings of the Canon (continued)
  4. The Completion of the First Canon: the Law
  5. The Second Canon, or the Law and the Prophets
  6. The Third Canon, or The Law, The Prophets, and the Writings
  7. The Third Canon (continued)
  8. The Third Canon (concluded)
  9. After the Conclusion of the Canon
  10. Later Jewish Testimony
  11. The Hebrew Canon in the Christian Church
  12. The Arrangement of the Books
  • Excursus A
  • Excursus B
  • Excursus C
  • Excursus D
    Excursus E
  • Index to Scripture References
  • General Index