b'40 Questions About the Text and Canonof the New TestamentCharles L. Quarles and L. Scott Kellum40 QUESTIONS SERIESHow did the New Testament come to be?T he writings that comprise the New Testament are critical for understanding the life, teachings, and impact of Jesus of Nazareth, all of which are central to Christianity. But how were these texts circulated, collected, and given their canonical status? Is the New Testament a trustworthy source for learning about Jesus and the early church?NewTestamentscholarsL.ScottKellumandCharlesL. Quarlesaddressthemostpressingquestionsregardingthe study of New Testament texts, their transmission, and their col-lection into the canon, such as:What happened to the original manuscripts of the New Testament?With all the variants, can we still speak of inspiration and inerrancy?What are the competing views on canon?Did the apostles recognize contemporaneous books as Scripture?Did the early councils decide the canon?40 Questions About the Text and Canon of the New Testament uses a question-and-answer format so readers can pursue the issuesthatinterestthemmostwithadditionalresourcesat 40questions.net.Charles L. Quarles (PhD, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary) serves as research professor of New Testament and biblical theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and is the author of Matthew in the Evangelical Biblical Theology Commentary series .L.ScottKellum(PhD,SoutheasternBaptistTheological Seminary) is currently senior professor of New Testament and Greek at SEBTS. He is a coauthor of The Cradle, the Cross, and the Crown: An Introduction to the New Testament. He has also writ-ten Acts in the Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament series and Preaching the Farewell Discourse.RELATED TITLESUNIQUE SELLING POINTS Latest addition to the best-selling 40978-0-8254-4275-9$28.99Questions series Paperback6 x 9416 pages Answers forty of the most pertinent andRELIGION / Biblical Criticism & often-asked questions about biblicalInterpretation / New Testamentinclusion Kregel AcademicRights: WorldJune 20, 2023 Provides accurate, specific, systematic, Five Views on the New40 Questions Aboutand academically sound responses for Testament Canon Interpreting the Bible,all readers978-0-8254-4727-3$24.99 Second Edition978-0-8254-4666-5$25.9918 www.kregel.com'