NBST 640 Quiz 3 NT Manuscripts Canon and Authorship
- According to Kruger we should not make a sharp distinction between canon and Scripture.
- There is a high probability that various New Testament authors did in fact use secretaries.
- Richard Bauckham’s Jesus and the Eyewitnesses has severely crippled the literary- critical model.
- The ontological definition of canon looks at its formation from a divine perspective.
- According to Kruger, the belief that the New Testament canon was a later development out of sync with Christianity’s original purpose is central in much of modern biblical studies.
- All the following suggests a scribal infrastructure to reliably copy the books of the New Testament, except:
- The intrinsic model of canon asserts that the canon, to some degree, was imposed on the Christian faith.
- In the case of the Gospel of Mark, early in the church, Mark was thought to be the author who drew on Peter’s preaching.
- Choose the false statement:
- Which are the following reasons were not given in response to Ehrman’s claim that Peter was an illiterate peasant:
- External evidence for a particular textual reading includes all but:
- Textual criticism is the field of research that studies the various ancient manuscripts to evaluate the different manuscripts and their variant readings to determine which reading is closest to the original.
- The words of the original manuscripts are no longer available.
- Almost all evangelical scholars and translations would agree with Ehrman that 1 John 5:7–8, John 7:53–8:11, and Mark 16:9–20 should be bracketed off as likely not part of the original manuscripts of the New Testament.
- Brevard Childs was in favor of what Kruger labels the “intrinsic model” of the canon.
- Match the following description with the correct title:
- Explain the various definitions of canon as offered The Question of Canon
(Kruger) and why these distinctions are important in the debate concerning the New Testament canon.