302 - Canon and Authorship of the Bible

Who Wrote the Bible and How was it Compiled
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  • Lectures 33
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

This second lesson in the Bible Myth or Fact series covers the important issue of the Canon and Authorship of the Bible. This is an important issue when it comes to determining the trustworthiness of the Bible. Many believe the Bible was written and compiled by men who were prone to errors and had ulterior motives. We will be taking a serious look at this claim and compare it to the claims of the Bible which states the Bible was written by God through men without errors and preserved throughout time. We will explore and answer many important questions including:

  • Who wrote the Bible?
  • Is it without error?
  • What is the Canon?
  • How was it formed?

We invite you to explore all these questions with us and examine the evidence for yourself. We hope that you will gain a better knowledge of what the Bible is and whether you can find it to be trustworthy.

What are the requirements?

  • Viewing other courses in the Bible Myth or Fact series may be helpful but not required
  • Taking notes is encouraged but not required

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand How the Canon of the Bible was formed
  • Study the History of the Authorship of the Bible
  • Determine Whether the Bible is Trustworthy or Faulty

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone curious about how the Bible was formed
  • Anyone wishing to strengthen their faith and understand the trustworthiness of the Bible

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Section 1: How Was the Bible Written?
Inspired By God
How Were The Authors Inspired?
Inspiration Through Dreams
Section 2: How Was the Canon Formed?
Confirmed By Acts
Power of God
Books That Were Immediately Accepted
History of the Old Testament Canon
Section 3: Scripture or Heresy
Heresy in the Early Church
New Questions
False Teachings
The Early Church
The Rise of Gnosticism
The Influence of Marcion
The Influence of Origen
How Early Christians Responded
Section 4: The Canon of the New Testament
The New Testament Canon
Standard of the Canon
Authoritative Writings
Confession of Faith
Overseers of the Church
Section 5: Scripture Confirmed
Jesus' View of Scripture
Scripture Is Inerrant
Scripture is Accurate
Extrabiblical References
Section 6: The Apocrypha or Other Writings
The Apocrypha Rejected
Nature of the New Testament
Confirmed By Power
Other Gospels?
Jesus Vs Critics
Section 7: Next / Previous Course for 2-Year Curriculum

Proceed to the next course to continue Unshakable, the 2-Year Apologetic Curriculum.

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Instructor Biography

Kevin Conover, Christian Apologetics Teacher

Kevin Conover is the host of Educate for Life radio, a weekly program that airs in San Diego, California, on 1210 AM KPRZ and on You Tube-Educate for Life Video. He's interviewed many experts including organic synthetic chemist, Dr. James Tour, one of the top 50 scientists in the world, ADF President, CEO, and General Counsel Michael Farris, world renowned brain surgeon, Dr. David Levy, world wide evangelist Will Graham, and expert on human sexuality, Dr.Christopher Yuan, who is also a former homosexual, among many others. He frequently speaks at events on the truth of the Bible and is the founder of Educate for Life, a Christian education ministry, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.

Kevin Conover lives in San Diego with his wife and three kids. He earned his BA from the University of California San Diego where he was also the commencement speaker. He earned a Masters Degree in Divinity from Trinity Biblical University and a Masters Degree in Apologetics from Biola University.

He taught Christian apologetics at Horizon Christian High School for four years and was voted by the students as teacher of the year four years in a row. He is currently in his sixth year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.

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