deuterocanonical books

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deuterocanonical books:

see Old TestamentOld Testament,
Christian name for the Hebrew Bible, which serves as the first division of the Christian Bible (see New Testament). The designations "Old" and "New" seem to have been adopted after c.A.D.
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International Conference on the Deuterocanonical Books (2d: 2005: Papa, Hungary) Ed.
For example, although an entry is devoted to each biblical book, the deuterocanonical books are discussed only generally under the larger category of "Apocrypha.
In the final chapter, entitled "Form-critical Legacy of the Communal Lament in the Hellenistic and Roman Periods," Bautch moves his discussion forward historically and treats briefly material from Qumran, the Deuterocanonical books, and the Pseudepigrapha.