Talk:Apocrypha

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:Hi Magda, I think I prefer the Catholic term over the Protestant one, but I'm not sure there is a special designation for them in Orthodoxy -- they're just part fo the Bible (maybe someone can correct me on this). I do think it's useful to distinguish them in some way, so "Deuterocanonical books" may be as good as it gets. I think the category should be renamed too. — [[User:FrJohn|<b>FrJohn</b>]] ([http://www.orthodoxwiki.org/User_talk:FrJohn&action=edit&section=new talk])
 
:Hi Magda, I think I prefer the Catholic term over the Protestant one, but I'm not sure there is a special designation for them in Orthodoxy -- they're just part fo the Bible (maybe someone can correct me on this). I do think it's useful to distinguish them in some way, so "Deuterocanonical books" may be as good as it gets. I think the category should be renamed too. — [[User:FrJohn|<b>FrJohn</b>]] ([http://www.orthodoxwiki.org/User_talk:FrJohn&action=edit&section=new talk])
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The Russians seem to consider these books as Apocrypha. Philaret's [http://www.pravoslavieto.com/docs/eng/Orthodox_Catechism_of_Philaret.htm Catechism] appears to use the Protestant canon. Can anyone with more knowledge add some info on the official Russian view? --'''[[User:Nate|Nate]]''' ([[User talk:Nate|talk]])

Latest revision as of 17:32, May 29, 2010

What should this article be renamed? In doing the slightest research at wikipedia, there are separate articles on w:Deuterocanonical books, w:Biblical apocrypha, and w:Apocrypha. Currently we have extra-canonical writings in the Category:Apocrypha. Perhaps a disambiguation page is in order? I am unsure how to best organize (and label) these books from an Orthodox viewpoint. What are your thoughts? —magda (talk) 07:16, August 31, 2007 (PDT)

Hi Magda, I think I prefer the Catholic term over the Protestant one, but I'm not sure there is a special designation for them in Orthodoxy -- they're just part fo the Bible (maybe someone can correct me on this). I do think it's useful to distinguish them in some way, so "Deuterocanonical books" may be as good as it gets. I think the category should be renamed too. — FrJohn (talk)

The Russians seem to consider these books as Apocrypha. Philaret's Catechism appears to use the Protestant canon. Can anyone with more knowledge add some info on the official Russian view? --Nate (talk)

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