List of Old Testament pseudepigrapha

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Pseudepigrapha are falsely attributed works, texts whose claimed author is not the true author, or a work whose real author attributed it to a figure of the past.[1] Some of these works may have originated among Jewish Hellenizers, others may have Christian authorship in character and origin.[2]

Apocalyptic and related works

Testaments

Expansions of Old Testament and other legends

Wisdom and philosophical literature

Prayers, Psalms, and Odes

See also

References

  1. ^ Bauckham, Richard; "Pseudo-Apostolic Letters", Journal of Biblical Literature, Vo. 107, No. 3, September 1988, pp.469–494.
  2. ^ The following list is based on James H. Charlesworth, The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha, Garden City: Doubleday & Company, 1983-1985 (two volumes).
  3. ^ Treatise of Shem

Bibliography

  • Lee Martin McDonald, The Origin of the Bible: A Guide for the Perplexed, London: T & T Clark, 2011.

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