The Bible is the book of the Church; she is not the Church
of the Bible.
It was the Church--her leadership, faithful people--guided by
the authority of the Spirit of Truth which discovered the books
inspired by God in their writing. The Church did not
the canon, she
Fixed canons of the Old and New Testaments, hence the Bible,
were not known much before the end of the 2nd and early
Catholic Christians together with Protestant and Evangelical
Christians hold the same
canon of the New Testament,
, all having been originally written in the Greek language.
Catholic Christians accept
the longer Old Testament canon,
, from the Greek Septuagint (LXX) translation of
the Alexandrian Canon.