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Neither individuals nor councils created the canon; instead they came to recognize and acknowledge the self-authenticating quality of these writings, which imposed themselves as canonical upon the church.

Neither individuals nor councils created the canon; instead they came to recognize and acknowledge the self-authenticating quality of these writings, which imposed themselves as canonical upon the church.

Reference:   The New Testament, Its Background, Growth and Content, Abington Press, 2003, p. 318.


Author: Bruce Metzger
Topics: Bible-Canon