From: Lee R. Martin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Mar 07 1997 - 11:20:00 EST
Micheal Palmer wrote:
> Yes it does make sense, but it is important to recognize that we do not
> know for sure how much of the k'thuvhm was considered scripture in Paul's
> day. The Hebrew canon was not closed until later and it was precisely this
> section, the writings, which was still in debate. ---------------
I'm not sure that that canonization is an acceptable topic for this
list, and I certainly do not want a lengthy discussion of it, but I
just wanted to add a note here.
I believe Leiman (_Canonization of the Hebrew Scripture_) has shown that
the Hebrew Scriptures were firmly established long before the writing of
2 Tim. The only uncertainty was the *order* of the books.
-- Lee R. Martin Adjunct Faculty in Old Testament and Hebrew Church of God School of Theology Cleveland, TN 37311 Pastor, Prospect Church of God
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