Table of Contents
Section II. Constitution of the Canon of the Old Testament by Ezra—The Canon of the Old Testament, as it now Exists, Sanctioned by Christ and His Apostles—Catalogues of the Books by Some of the Early Fathers—Agreement of Jews and Christians on This Subject.
Section III. Apocryphal Books, Their Origin—Importance of Distinguishing between Canonical and Apocryphal Books—Six Books of This Class Pronounced Canonical by the Council of Trant—Not in the Hebrew, nor Received by the Jews, Ancient or Modern.
Section XIII. The Titles Given to the Sacred Scriptures by the Fathers—These Books Not Concealed, But Partially Known and Referred to by Enemies as Well as Friends—Citations—Ancient Manuscripts—Remarks of Rennel.
Section XV. Rules for Determining What Books Are Apocryphas—Some Account of the Apocryphal Books Which Have Been Lost—All of Them Condemned by the Foregoing Rules—Reason for the Abounding of Such Books.
Section XVI. Apocryphal Books Which Are Still Extant—Letter of Abgarus King of Edessa to Jesus, and His Answer—Epistle to the Laodiceans—Letters of Paul to Seneca—Protevangelion of James—The Gospel of Our Saviour’s Infancy—The Acts of Pilate—The Acts of Paul and Thecla.