Old Testament, Canon of the
Old Testament, Canon of the
Signifies the authoritative list or closed number of the writings composed under Divine inspiration, and destined for the well-being of the Church

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  • Canon of the Old Testament — • Signifies the authoritative list or closed number of the writings composed under Divine inspiration, and destined for the well being of the Church Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Canon of the Old Testament      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Canon of the New Testament — • The idea of a complete and clear cut canon of the New Testament existing from the beginning, that is from Apostolic times, has no foundation in history Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Canon of the New Testament      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Canon of the Mass — • Article divided into four sections: (I) Name and place of the Canon; (II) History of the Canon; (III) The text and rubrics of the Canon; (IV) Mystical interpretations Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Canon of the Mass      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Development of the Old Testament canon — For the Jewish canon, see Development of the Jewish Bible canon. For the New Testament canon, see Development of the New Testament canon. Part of a series on …   Wikipedia

  • Old Testament — • The Apostle St. Paul declares himself (II Cor., iii, 6) a minister of the new testament , and calls (iii, 14) the covenant entered into on Mount Sinai the old testament Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Old Testament      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Old Testament — Note: Judaism uses the term Tanakh to refer to its canon of the Masoretic Text. In academic circles, the more neutral term, Hebrew Bible, is commonly used to refer to these common Scriptures of Judaism and Christianity. Part of a series on… …   Wikipedia

  • Old Testament — 1. the first of the two main divisions of the Christian Bible, comprising the Law, the Prophets, and the Hagiographa. In the Vulgate translation all but two books of the Apocrypha are included in the Old Testament. See table under Bible. 2. this… …   Universalium

  • The Day of the Lord — The End of the World, also known as The Great Day of His Wrath by John Martin. The Day of the Lord is a Biblical term and theme used in both the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) and the New Testament. A related expression is the Great Day as in The… …   Wikipedia

  • Canon of Trent — Though many canons were formulated as a result of the Council of Trent, the phrase Canon of Trent usually refers to the list of biblical books that were from then on to be considered canonical. This was a decree from the Council s fourth session …   Wikipedia

  • CANON OF SCRIPTURE —    those books of the BIBLE which are accepted as authoritative by a given religious TRADITION. ROMAN CATHOLICS include several books, known as the APOCRYPHA, which are not accepted as authoritative by PROTESTANTS who generally restrict the CANON …   Concise dictionary of Religion

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