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

What 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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Curriculum

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Section 1: How Was the Bible Written?
Introduction
Preview
01:17
Inspired By God
Preview
03:22
How Were The Authors Inspired?
Preview
06:38
Inspiration Through Dreams
05:42
Section 2: How Was the Canon Formed?
Canonicity
05:33
Confirmed By Acts
06:40
Power of God
03:24
Books That Were Immediately Accepted
05:02
History of the Old Testament Canon
04:36
Section 3: Scripture or Heresy
Heresy in the Early Church
04:41
New Questions
08:54
False Teachings
03:38
The Early Church
03:20
The Rise of Gnosticism
06:23
The Influence of Marcion
04:33
The Influence of Origen
05:01
How Early Christians Responded
02:53
Section 4: The Canon of the New Testament
The New Testament Canon
03:07
Standard of the Canon
02:08
Authoritative Writings
04:48
Confession of Faith
03:36
Overseers of the Church
03:30
Section 5: Scripture Confirmed
Jesus' View of Scripture
04:10
Scripture Is Inerrant
03:47
Scripture is Accurate
02:11
Extrabiblical References
03:07
Section 6: The Apocrypha or Other Writings
The Apocrypha Rejected
05:00
Nature of the New Testament
04:03
Confirmed By Power
03:37
Other Gospels?
06:13
Jesus Vs Critics
01:49
Section 7: Next / Previous Course for 2-Year Curriculum
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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 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 is currently working towards 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 third year of teaching apologetics at Christian High School which is associated with Shadow Mountain Church and Pastor David Jeremiah.

Kevin is a volunteer assistant pastor at Skyline Church with Dr. Jim Garlow, a frequent guest host on the Bob Siegel radio show, and speaks at a variety of events on the truth of the Bible. He is the founder of a Christian education ministry, Educate For Life, which helps people know why the Bible is the only book that can credibly be called God's Word.

Instructor Biography

Creation Today, Leaders in Creation Science Education

Creation Today seeks to impact individuals to know and defend our faith in Creator God and to wholeheartedly experience and share Him through the foundations of Scripture.

As a leading, international Christian-apologetics ministry desiring to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ to the entire world, Creation Today is committed to excellence, producing some of the most requested resources available on creation, apologetics, and evangelism.

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