Cutting loose the holy canon

Sheler, Jeffery L.
November 1993
U.S. News & World Report;11/8/93, Vol. 115 Issue 18, p75
Literary Criticism
Reports on the Jesus Seminar, a controversial panel of biblical scholars, which have begun a radical revision of the New Testament that it says will provide a more accurate account of Christianity's origins. Completed the first phase of a plan to redefine the New Testament canon; Documents such as the Dead Sea Scrolls and a gnostic library at Nag Hammadi, Egypt, behind the move; Authenticity of some New Testament books under renewed attack.


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