extracanonical

Related to extracanonical: preposterous, pithiness, astute, accede, mellifluousness

extracanonical

(ˌɛkstrəkəˈnɒnɪkəl)
adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) Christianity not included in the canon of Scripture
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Against the Constitution as Our Unique Supreme Law"--Constitutional Realism and the Extracanonical Constitution B.
The content focuses on all aspects of biblical and extracanonical writings of the First and Second Temple Periods and into the martyrology of the early centuries of the Christian era.
The Islamic tradition, by contrast, is committed to an entirely different set of authoritative sources, and any debate or conflict that arises between Christianity and Islam does so in respect to their wholly divergent rational resources--the Qur'an over against the Bible, the Prophet over Christ, hadith material (sayings and deeds of the prophet) over extracanonical sources.
In his commemoration of Derrida, Hartman recalls how Glas hit him when he was working on Christopher Smart, "a great British extracanonical poet considered quite crazy by his contemporaries" (347), and he registers the congeniality of Smart, Joyce, surrealism, dada, Derrida, et les autres.
Finally, like Hurston's, Reed's Moses travels up the Nile to Koptos to battle a "deathless snake" (178) guarding the Book of Thoth, the ultimate source of Moses's power, confirming both authors' interest in extracanonical versions of the Exodus legend.
Although earlier studies of the Turfan texts have naturally tended to focus on canonical or otherwise more familiar texts, this extracanonical literary material, like the ritual texts mentioned above, is equally important and interesting.
Although much recent attention has been given to the literary and historical merits of the Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha, and other deutero-and extracanonical writings, Early Judaism and Modern Culture shows chat it is also important to study these literary works from a theological perspective.
66) The bulk of the catechism elaborates the extracanonical Apostles' Creed and requires baptismal candidates to recite it prior to baptism.
Vul-can's extracanonical means of achieving his ends constitute a kind of 'strong' move on his part to escape the influence of the literary tradition by erasing it.
Ethier is not without peers in his insistence on staging a discussion between the legacy of portraiture and still-life painting traditions from the Renaissance to the nineteenth century, and the extracanonical, unwritten conventions of folk/outsider/stoner/rocker art.
Given the recovery of many Christian extracanonical "gospels" in the last century, Ferngren wisely realizes that we can no longer speak of "Christianity" but rather of "Christianities.
at 419-20 ("Once Congress is elected, its operations are likewise framed largely by extracanonical measures.