Posts Tagged ‘canon’

Whose canon is divinely inspired?

  Multitude of Christian canons by Ibn Anwar     The word canon comes from the Greek kanna which accoding to Prof. Bleddyn J. Roberts means ” ‘reed’ or ‘cane’; which gives the idea of a measuring-rod, and it was first used in this sense when Athanasius applied it to the books of the NT.” [1] In the […]

When did the Bible come to be?

What exactly is the Bible? by Ibn Anwar    Many people especially Christians themselves take for granted the Bible that they have in hand and use in their churches. If one were to ask a Christian how many Bibles there are, one would not be surprised to hear the answer that there is but one Bible that […]