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Alexander – Authenticity, Inspiration, & Canonical Authority of Scripture

Evidences of the Authenticity, Inspiration, and Canonical Authority of the Holy Scriptures
By the Rev. Archibald Alexander, D.D.
Prof. of Theology in Theological Seminary at Princeton.
PHILADELPHIA : PRESBYTERIAN BOARD OF PUBLICATION
AND SABBATH-SCHOOL WORK, No. 1334 Chestnut Street.

Entered according to the act of Congress in the year 1836, by Archibald Alexander, in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the District of New Jersey.

In this 23 chapter work on Bibliology by Alexander (Presbyterian), he examines various aspects of the Bible (bibliology) including prophecy, inspiration, preservation, etc. Continue reading

Adeney, W.F. – How to Read the Bible (online)

HOW TO READ THE BIBLE (Online)
HINTS FOR SUNDAY-SCHOOL TEACHERS AND OTHER BIBLE STUDENTS
WALTER F. ADENEY, M.A.,
Professor of New Testament Exegesis, etc., New College, London
Author of ” The Theology of the New Testament ” (** Theological Educator “)
“The Canticles and Lamentations,” “Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther” (“Expositor’s Bible”), etc.
NEW YORK
Sunday School Lesson, Sunday School Lesson for kids
THOMAS WHITTAKER
2 AND 3 BIBLE HOUSE
1897

In this 16 chapter work, Adeney examines the Bible as to the different types of literature that it is, and how to approach reading and studying it.

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Barclay, W. – Making the Bible

Making the Bible

by William Barclay

William Barclay was a Scottish author, radio and television presenter, Church of Scotland minister, and Professor of Divinity and Biblical Criticism at the University of Glasgow. He wrote a popular set of Bible commentaries on the New Testament that sold 1.5 million copies. william-barclay.com

Summary

In this classic work by british author William Barclay, he explains God’s process of giving us the Bible. Chapters are (1) the Grandeur of the law, (2) the Writings, (3) For further guidance, (4) The final test.

This is a three chapter work (rather long chapters with many subdivisions) about the formation of the Bible and the Canon. Chapers run: The Grandeur of the Law, The Starting-Point of Scripture, Some Discrepancies, The Holiness Code, Just Because the Days of the Prophets Were Held to Have Ended, The Prophets Established, The Writings, Attributed Authorship, The People of the Book, The Emergence of Sacred Scripture, The First Christian Books, Collecting Paul’s Letters, Making the Collection, The Gospels Win Their Place, A Written Gospel, Authoritative and Sacred, Discarding the Old Testament?, The Church’s Decision, Closing of the Books, The Final Completion, The Final Test: Does the Book Speak of Christ? Faith in a Living Saviour

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Griffith-Thomas, W.H. – How we got our Bible

How We Got Our Bible

And Why We Believe It Is God’s Word
By W.H. Griffith Thomas
© 1926 The Moody Bible Institute of Chicago. Copyright expired.
Published by Moody Press, Chicago, Illinois

In this twelve chapter book, Griffith-Thomas presents us with the origin of our Bible. He begin with the structure and history of the Bible, then the canonicity, authority, trustworthiness of the Bible. He then presents the unity of the Bible as a testimony to its divine origin, and then deals with the progressiveness of the Bible. He sums up with two chapters on the inspiration of the Bible, the interpretation of the Bible, and finally God’s purpose in giving us the Bible.

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