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Does the pseudepigrapha contain accurate history?

Do pseudepigraphical books such as the testaments of the patriarchs or the gospel of Thomas still contain accurate historical information about the biblical era even if they contain some false ...
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Why does non-canonical books quoted in the bible not invalidate the books that quote them?

Because they are true. In their original form, at least. But do we have the originals or a reliable translation of them? There are many prophetic accounts that are "lost" to canon. Canon is ...
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Why does non-canonical books quoted in the bible not invalidate the books that quote them?

A very good question. What actually were the standards by which books were added to the New Testament. For the TeNaCh there were very clear standards that had to be adhered to before they were ...
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Why does non-canonical books quoted in the bible not invalidate the books that quote them?

The objection against author's alluding and appealing to various other writings reveal our biased presuppositions that we are imposing on them. This expectation that the books of the Bible should ...
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Why does non-canonical books quoted in the bible not invalidate the books that quote them?

Books like Enoch are a glimpse into the Hebrew theosophy of the era. The Jewish culture had its own folklore, which in most cases was either directly derived or inferentially extrapolated from ...
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