Canon of the Old Testament

What books belong in the Old Testament? Protestants follow the Hebrew canon as far as content, but arrange the books in a different order. Catholics follow the Greek canon according to the Septuagint, which includes the books of the Apocrypha. For more on this fascinating topic, see the sources below.

  1. H. E. Ryle – Canon of the OT (1892)
  2. F. Buhl – Canon and Text of the OT (1892)
  3. G. Wildeboer – The Origin of the Canon of the OT (1895)
  4. For purchase: William Webster – The Old Testament Canon and the Apocrypha (2003)