Sacred Scripture

Book Resources: Part 1: The Bible: A Brief History

 

The Bible: A Brief History

Film Focus Point: This presentation gives an overview of the evolution of the biblical canon. It includes an explanation of why the canons of the Catholic and Protestant Bibles differ.

Text Focus Point: Page 7

Discussion Questions

  1. How do we know that the Septuagint was used by Christ and his disciples?

  2. Why do the Old Testaments in Catholic and Protestant Bibles differ?

  3. Why is it important to know how the Bible evolved rather than simply reading it without this background?

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