For his part, Calvin simply suppressed the deutero-canonical books, keeping only the texts that he considered truly inspired, and this is the option that most evangelicals have followed up to the present day.
Even the deutero-canonical book of Tobias constituted a common reading in Anabaptist weddings.
Concentrating on the figure of Wisdom in Proverbs, the Song of Solomon, the deutero-canonical
Ecclesiasticus and the Wisdom of Solomon, and, as well, on the figure of Mary in Luke and of Ecclesia in the Pauline epistles, this study examines crucial texts in the writings of Donne, Lanyer, and Milton as each "portrays the feminine as a reflection of the divine, and woman .
00) contains 13 essays, three on the Greek text of Genesis, three on deutero-canonical
books (Daniel, Judith, and Maccabees), four on NT texts, and three linguistic studies.
In the Old Testament Apocrypha or the Deutero-Canonical
collection -- wonderful women like Judith or Tobit's wife who are described as bringing in income by doing weaving and selling it.
Thus to call Hermas's Shepherd apocryphal is not to dismiss it as absurd, heretical, or unsound; it is simply to assign it extra-canonical or even deutero-canonical
The New Interpreter's Bible (Abingdon, 1994) includes "general articles and introduction, commentary, and reflections for each book of the Bible, including the Apocryphal/ Deutero-Canonical