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Chronological or Canonical?

September 3, 2012

Interesting post over at Reading Acts on Reading the New Testament: Chronological or Canonical?, engaging with an article by Marcus Borg on the subject.

Certainly I grew up believing that the canonical order was pretty much chronological, because it’s chronological with respect to the world inside the text. And that makes sense: if you’re presenting the story of Jesus and the church, you would present it in story-order, not the order in which the “chapters” were written.

Click to read the rest at Gaudete Theology.


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