Definition of canonicity in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkanəˈnisədē/


The fact or status of being canonical: established standards of canonicity
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  • We also recommend for this subject Glenn Miller's ongoing series on canonicity, which studies the impact of the OT canon model upon the NT canon formation.
  • Given the practical limits on the size of books, most introductory texts in biblical studies emphasize either extensive work with the text itself or thorough introduction to issues of authorship, date, canonicity, and the like.
  • R. Laird Harris thus argues not only for the full canonicity of the book of Daniel but also its inclusion among the prophetic books in the most ancient Hebrew collections.

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Syllabification: can·on·ic·i·ty

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