This research paper will explore how the church came to recognize the 27 books of the New Testament as part of the biblical canon by examining the positions of different theologians and churches, Scripture, early church history, church councils, and controversial books.
"The Foundation of New Testament Canonicity,"
Diligence: Journal of the Liberty University Online Religion Capstone in Research and Scholarship: Vol. 1
, Article 11.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.liberty.edu/djrc/vol1/iss1/11