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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By and large we have written about the poems she reprinted in Complete Poems (1967) and its 1981 update, in the versions she created for that volume, and treated what she left out as extracanonical material of interest to specialists but dispensable in our consideration of the whole.
"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 arguing that such "extracanonical norms" should be considered part of American constitutional law, Young contends that these norms can be at least as entrenched--that is, as "difficult to alter"--as other, well-accepted aspects of constitutional law.
This late return suggests that Smart, whom Hartman speaks of in A Scholars Tale as "the greatest English extracanonical poet" (72), is, after Wordsworth, the poet to whom Hartman is most deeply attached.
This article shows how closer attention to dhammasattha and other local 'extracanonical' literatures, and especially to the debates surrounding them, helps us to develop more complex understandings of premodern and early modern Southeast Asian religio-legal, intellectual, and literary histories, which were neither diachronically static nor synchronically uniform.
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.