Why These 27 Books in the New Testament Canon?

Tell me if you’ve heard this one before: The New Testament Canon (the authoritative collection of books) was formed over a period of sorting and sifting overseen by the Holy Spirit that was essentially completed by c. AD 200. The fifth-century church councils finally settled the matter. I heard something like this as a young seminarian. … Continue reading Why These 27 Books in the New Testament Canon?