Re: your mail

Craig Abernethy (
Tue, 20 Aug 96 12:12:50 EDT

>As it was written,
>> Scott,
>> I'd have to agree with Carl Conrad on this one. The NT canon as we
>> know it was not formed until much much later. The only scriptures the
>> early church had was the OT (LXX and Hebrew OT). Therefore, when
>> Paul writes to Timothy in 2 Tim 3:16, he is refering to the OT.
>> +------------------------------------------------------------------------
>At the same time, we cannot overlook the use and authoritative status of
>Christian documents even at this early period, whether written or oral.
>Just a caveat to keep in mind.
>Larry Swain
>Rocky Mountain College

With respect, what's an "oral document"? Do you mean an oral tradition?