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Not many direct statements about the lack of canonization of those books were made during the specified time. But a few statements were made. The canon list in the Muratorian Fragment, dating to about 170, mentions the Shepherd of Hermas, saying that it "cannot be read publicly to the people in church" because "it is after [the apostles'] time": Hermas ...


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It seems useful to consider the example of D&C Section 138. Section 138 was a revelation from 1918 but not added until 1981. A section from Sperry Symposium Classics: The Doctrine and Covenants from chapter 22 with the heading From Scripture to Canon describes a process which no doubt illustrates the general manner in which the leaders of the Church ...


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A rephrase of Peter's admonition about Paul is in order. Recall that Peter and Paul did not always agree (their public shouting at each other about circumcision, Paul insisting it is mandatory, Peter insisting it is not, is one example). Calling Paul's letters "hard to understand" was diplomatic on Peter's part, but it was definitely an alert to the ...



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