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The antilegomena (Greek ἀντιλεγόμενα: "anti - lego" means "spoken against") are those books of the New Testament which, like the deuterocanonicals of the Old Testament, while accepted by the majority of Christian believers, were not universally accepted by the early Church, but which are now included in the 27 books of the New Testament recognized by almost all Christians since the time of the Third Council of Carthage (397). The deuterocanonicals of the New Testament are as follows:

The meaning of the term "deuterocanonical" is therefore not identical with "apocryphal".

See Apocrypha
See Biblical Canon