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Antilegomena
Antilegomena An`ti*le*gom"e*na, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? against + ? to speak; part. pass. ?.] (Eccl.) Certain books of the New Testament which were for a time not universally received, but which are now considered canonical. These are the Epistle to the Hebrews, the Epistles of James and Jude, the second Epistle of Peter, the second and third Epistles of John, and the Revelation. The undisputed books are called the Homologoumena.

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- Antilegomena, a direct transliteration of the Gr**** ἀντιλεγόμενα, refers to written texts whose authenticity or value is disputed. Eusebius in his Church...
- in the West. Eusebius does not list Epistle to the Hebrews among the antilegomena or disputed books (though he included the unrelated Gospel of the Hebrews)...
- There are a number of Early Christian writings whose authorship was in dispute in the early Church. Epistle of James Epistle of Jude 2 Peter 2 John 3 John...
- books and questions the seven New Testament books, called "Luther's Antilegomena", four of which are still ordered last in German-language Luther Bibles...
- as distinguished from the remaining books (the Antilegomena, "spoken against"). Some of the Antilegomena, such as the Book of Revelation, later joined...
- Peter, II John and III John and the Book of Revelation, known as the Antilegomena. Likewise, the Muratorian fragment is evidence that, perhaps as early...
- Christian biblical canons Old Testament (OT) New Testament (NT) Deuterocanon Antilegomena Chapters and verses Apocrypha Jewish OT NT Authorship and development...
- Eusebius attests the widespread doubts in his time; he cl****es them as antilegomena, or disputed writings, and, like Athanasius, places them in a cl**** intermediate...
- Christian biblical canons Old Testament (OT) New Testament (NT) Deuterocanon Antilegomena Chapters and verses Apocrypha Jewish OT NT Authorship and development...
- still disputes over the canonicity of some of the writings (see also Antilegomena). Likewise by 200, the Muratorian fragment shows that there existed a...
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