Additions: Canon


Theodor Zahn, Forschungen zur Geschichte des neutestamentlichen Kanons und der altkirchlichen Literatur. 3 vols. (Erlangen: Andreas Deichert, 1881, 1883, 1884). Band 1. – Band 2. – Band 3.

Theodor Zahn, Grundriss der Geschichte des neutestamentlichen Kanons: Eine Ergänzung zu der Einleitung in das Neue Testament. (Leipzig: Deichert, 1901).

Additions to Canon page

I have updated and added to the links offered on the Canon page:

Books and Dissertations

Hans Lietzmann (ed) Das Muratorische Fragment Und Die Monarchianischen Prologe Zu Den Evangelien. (Kleine Texte Für Theologische Vorlesungen Und Übungen.) Bonn: A. Marcus und E. Weber, 1902). [German]

Alexander Souter, The Text and Canon of the New Testament. (Studies in Theology.) (London: Duckworth, 1913).

Brooke Foss Westcott, A General Survey of the History of the Canon of the New Testament, During the First Four Centuries. (2nd ed.) (Cambridge: Macmillan & Co., 1866).


Craig D. Allert, “The State of the New Testament Canon in the Second Century”. Bulletin for Biblical Research 9.(1999): 1-18.

James E. Bowley & John C. Reeves, “Rethinking the Concept Of “Bible”: Some Theses and Proposals” [Later Published in Henoch 25 (2003), 3-18].

Henk Jan De Jonge, “The New Testament Canon”. In: J M Auwers & H J de Jonge (eds). The Biblical Canons. (Leuven: Leuven University Press, 2003). pp 309-319.

Adrian Herbst, “La Canonización Del Nuevo Testamento Y La Mishná Judía”. Revista Biblica 62.1-2 (2000): 87-100. [Spanish]

Lee Martin McDonald, “Forword”. In: The Formation of the Christian Biblical Canon.  (Rev. ed.). (Peabody: Hendrickson Publishers, 1995). pp xi-xiii.

Lee Martin McDonald, “The Bible as Canon”. In: The Formation of the Christian Biblical Canon.  (Rev. ed.). (Peabody: Hendrickson Publishers, 1995). pp 1-5.

Lee Martin McDonald & James A. Sanders, “Introduction”. In: The Canon Debate. (Peabody: Hendrickson, 2002). pp 3-17.

Roger Nicole, “The Canon of the New Testament”
. Journal of the Evangelical Theological Society 40.2 (1997): 199-206.

C. Marvin Pate, “Current Challenges to the Christian Canon”. Criswell Theological Review 3.1 (2005): 3-10.

Robert M. Price, “The Evolution of the Pauline Canon”. (n.d.).

M. James Sawyer, “Evangelicals and the Canon of the New Testament”. (n.d.).

Eckhard J. Schnabel, “History, Theology and the Biblical Canon: An Introduction to Basic Issues”. Themelios 20.2 (1995): 16-24.

Mahlon H. Smith, “The Canonical Status of Q (Paper for Westar Institute)”. (1997).

David Trobisch, “The Oldest Extant Editions of the Letters of Paul”. (1999).

Petros Vassiliadis, “The Canon of the Bible: Or the Authority of Scripture from an Orthodox Perspective”. In: J.-M. Poffet (ed). L’ Autorité De L’ Écriture. (Paris2001). pp 113-135.

Petros Vassiliadis, “Inspiration, Canon and Authority of Scripture: An Orthodox Hermeneutical Perspective”. (2002).

Henry Wansbrough, “How the Bible Came to Us”. (n.d.).