Sacred Scripture

Book Resources: Part 1: How Did the Old Testament Canon Develop?

 

How Did the Old Testament Canon Develop?

Film Focus Point: This brief presentation by Catholic apologist Jimmy Akin provides a concise overview of the development of the Old Testament canon.

Text Focus Point: Page 20

Discussion Questions

  1. What is the first step in recognizing a book to be divinely inspired?

  2. Why is it significant that Jesus and the Apostles acknowledged the Septuagint?

  3. Why is it significant that the Septuagint is so widely quoted in the New Testament?

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