apocrypha apocrypha

Definition(s):

  • (n) 14 books of the Old Testament included in the Vulgate (except for II Esdras) but omitted in Jewish and Protestant versions of the Bible; eastern Christian churches (except the Coptic Church) accept all these books as canonical; the Russian Orthodox Church accepts these texts as divinely inspired but does not grant them the same status

Usage(s):

  1. Its source material is seed-small: the four Gospels, the New Testament apocrypha, the histories of Josephus, the pseudepigrapha.
  2. The author assiduously shovels away dime-novel apocrypha and discovers, surprisingly enough, an authentic and often amazing frontiersman.
  3. In the English Apocrypha, it is placed between Tobit and the apocryphal additions to Esther.

News

  1. The Sword Announce North American Tour and New Beer Recap

    The Sword have announced North American summer tour in support of their latest album, Apocrypha, and they will be launching their next beer brand this summer.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: antiMUSIC

  2. The Sword Announce North American Tour and New Beer

    The Sword have announced North American summer tour in support of their latest album, Apocrypha, and they will be launching their next beer brand this summer.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: antiMUSIC

Quotes

  • "I find a lot of apocrypha but very little in actual detail" about the alleged danger of Lieberman, said the Anti-Defamation League's national director, Abraham Foxman.
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Avigdor Lieberman Source: Jewish Telegraphic Agency

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