Can we still debate the canon of Scripture? - The Whole Church Podcast

Episode 222

Can we still debate the canon of Scripture?

As a follow up to our last talk on the canon of Scripture and to his take on the Ladder of Jacob, Christian Ashley (of the Let Nothing Move You podcast) joins Joshua Noel and TJ Blackwell to discuss their varying views on the canon of Scripture and why it matters! We discuss some of our differing opinions from one another, why it matters, how we know whether a bok should or should not be considered Scripture, and much more!


Which books make up the canon of Scripture? When was the first canon of Scripture? What is the canon of Hebrew Scriptures? What does St. Jerome say about Scripture? Why did Martin Luther remove the seven books from the Bible? Who closed the canon of Scripture? Why was the Septuagint removed from the Bible? What does Jacob's Ladder symbolize? What is the plot of Jacob's ladder explained?


In this episode, we will:

  • Debate the canon of the Bible
  • Discuss what authority the books of the Bible have
  • Examine the role Tradition plays in canonizing Scripture
  • Learn to challenge everything


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Joshua Noel

I am from Knoxville, TN. Grew up in Florida and Charlotte, NC. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Biblical Studies, am preparing to attend Law School at the University of South Carolina, have co-hosted "The Whole Church Podcast" with my best friend TJ Blackwell for four years, and I have been involved in local ministries for 15 years now. I'm pretty huge into hermeneutics, U.S. Constitutional Law, and Biblical theology, and my favorite TV show is "Doctor Who".

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TJ Blackwell

TJ was born and now lives. He now co-hosts The Whole Church podcast

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