NTCanon

NTCanon

Here is a starting document on canon…note that Marcion is usually considered ‘heretical’ (whatever that means!) but even so, his books confirm early use and circulation of certain books.

Some canon lists from early times: Date: ~140 ~180 ~200 ~325 367 Marcion Iranaeus Muratorian Eusebius Athanasius (1) Canon Book————————————————————————- Matthew X (3) X X Mark X (4) X X Luke X X X X X John X X X X Acts X X X X Romans X X X X X I Corinthians X X X X X II Corinthians X X X X X Galatians X X X X X Ephesians (2) X X X X Philipians X X X X X Colossians X X X X X I Thessalonians X X X X X II Thessalonians X X X X X I Timothy X X X X II Timothy X X X X Titus X X X X Philemon X X Hebrews X James ? X I Peter X X X II Peter X I John X X X X II John X X III John X Jude X X Revelation X X ? X Shepherd of Hermas X Wisdom of Solomon X Revelation of Peter X


Notes:

  1. Compiled from references in his writings
  2. Marcion called this book `Laodiceans’
  3. First part of the list is missing, Luke is called ‘the 3rd Gospel’
  4. First part of the list is missing, Luke is called ‘the 3rd Gospel’

From a Table in Bible Review, April 1993, p46 (C) Bible Review, 1993, used by permission.

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