May 10, 2022

Gateway Podcast: Episode 113



You can listen to or watch Gateway Podcast Episode 113 here.

Discussion on the Formation of the Canon with Scott Manor from Knox Seminary

Tell us a bit about yourself and what you do at Knox. (0:20)

If people want to find out more about Knox, where should they go for more information? (2:30)


What does it mean that “all Scripture is breathed out by God” or “inspired by God”? (7:00)

Who decided what would be included in the Bible (for this podcast, we’ll focus solely on the NT)? (15:05)

What criteria was used to determine which books to include and which ones to not include? (15:10)

What about anonymous authorship (like Hebrews)? (30:15)

The Roman Catholic Bible includes additional OT books. Though we’ve focused on the NT, why does their Bible include writings that our Bible doesn’t? (39:00)

What about other writings that were considered for the NT but ultimately didn’t make the cut? What are some of these writings? How should we view them? Is it OK to read them? (43:55)

A final word in why we should have confidence in our Bible. (57:00)

Final Thought (1:02)