Bibliology Session 26 Bibliology – The Doctrine of the Bible Section 5 - Part 4 The Canonicity of the Bible 2. The Canonicity of the OT a. Tests of Canonicity • False tests of canonicity • The age of a book • Its agreement with the Pentateuch • Because it was written in Hebrew • Because of its religious value • Because a religious community has accepted it • True tests of canonicity • Was the book written by a prophet of God? • Was the writer authenticated often by acts of God? • Does the book tell the truth about God, with no falsehood or contradiction? • Does the book have a divine capacity to transform lives? • Was the book accepted as God's Word by the people to whom it was first delivered? • Concerns about canonicity • Books that were not immediately recognized Notes attached to web page for sessions @ www.Amos37.com Pastor Conway Campbell takes us on a thorough study on the study and doctrine of the bible. Various Scriptures.