Existence and purpose of the apocryphal writings. Their inadequacy. Their importance and interest
The meaning and use of the words apocrypha and apocryphal
Homer’s Apocryphal New Testament, misleading and unoriginal, based on a false view of the history of the Canon. The true state of the case
The test of Canonicity, viz. use of books in public worship of Catholic congregations. Books which were so used but failed to obtain permanent recognition
This collection not absolutely complete. Classes of writings not included in it: Gnostic Apocrypha, Books of Church Order, Liturgies, the Clementine literature, The Pseudo-Dionysian writings, books bearing names of Old Testament worthies, other late and unimportant compositions
Note.—Titles are italicized in the case of texts of which an abstract, not a full translation, is given.