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Published: 07 April 2012

320 Pages | 8 black and white photographs, 2 maps

8.0 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780199640294

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Who Chose the Gospels?

Probing the Great Gospel Conspiracy

C. E. Hill

  • A lively explanation of how and when only four gospels came to be part of the biblical canon
  • Critically examines some of the foundational scholarship used to support and promote the impression that many popular gospels were forceably excluded from the canon
  • Gives pointers to the context in which the early copies of the gospels survived, drawing on archaeological evidence and current understandings of manuscript traditions
  • Uses many extracts from the writings of the Early Christian Fathers to question how the early church viewed the gospel texts

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