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The Forbidden Books of the New Testament

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A translation of many of the forbidden books of the Bible banned by the Council of Nicene, including the Gospels of the Infancy of Jesus, translated and published by William Wake, Archbishop of Canterbury 1716-1737. Less than a century before, William Tyndale had been executed by the church for daring to translate the Bible into English. Wake believed that many, if not mos ...more
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Published October 1st 2010 by Halcyon Press Ltd. (first published 2009)
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After reading these I can obviously see how some were rejected as being works truly inspired by the Holy Spirit. Some, however, seemed to still have some value. I can see in all why they were not canonized except the Epistle Barnabus, which I found to be useful.
Matt Coffron
Definitely interesting to see some of what was found to be unfit for the bible. Worth a read if the subject interests you.
interesting to read, but gets repetitive
Raf Uzar
First half great, second part less so.
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