Where Does the Old Testament Come From?

The Bible is often thought of as one book, but it’s actually 66 little books of all different types and kinds. But where did they all come from, who wrote them, and how did we end up with those 66 books? In this episode and next episode, we’re thinking...

The Bible is often thought of as one book, but it’s actually 66 little books of all different types and kinds. But where did they all come from, who wrote them, and how did we end up with those 66 books? In this episode and next episode, we’re thinking about the composition of the Bible or what is often called the Canon—the collection of books that are accepted as being genuine and inspired by God. In this episode we’re focussing on the Old Testament; we’re those 39 books came from, who wrote them, and about other books that didn’t make it into the Old Testament.

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