Lee McDonald is well known for his scholarly works on the formation of the biblical canon – now he has written an accessible and helpful introduction. Combining his lifelong commitment to Scripture as pastor and scholar, McDonald approaches his task with sensitivity and precision. He tells the fascinating and gripping story of how the church’s canon came to be.
Lee Martin McDonald is President Emeritus and Professor of New Testament Studies Emeritus of Acadia Divinity School, Nova Scotia. He presently serves as the President of the Institute for Biblical Research. He is the author of several books on the biblical canon including The Formation of the Christian Biblical Canon and The Biblical Canon: Its Origin, Transmission, and Authority.