Recognition in the
Late Second Century
nJustin Martyr (130-160)
nRefers to "Gospels," calling them "memoirs of the apostles and those who followed them."
nUses Mt, Mk, Lk, Jn, Rom, 1-2 Cor, Col, 2 Thess, Heb, Rev.
nIrenaeus (~180)
nQuotes from all of NT but Phm, 2 Jn, poss 2 Pet and Jude.
nDoes cite "Hermas" with "Scripture says."