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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.pl. Those books of the New Testament which were acknowledged as canonical by the early church; -- distinguished from antilegomena.

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  • Acts among ta homologoumena, the books of which no one has doubted.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • Eusebius includes Philemon among the homologoumena, or books universally undisputed and received as sacred.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • Eusebius, with his complete knowledge of early Christian literature, states that they were among the books universally recognized in the Church ta para pasin homologoumena

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • The books of the New Testament have been for 1,500 years divided into two classes: the _acknowledged_ ([Greek: homologoumena]), which it has always been paradox not to receive; and the

    A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)

  • The two Epistles to the Thessalonians are included among the canonical books accepted by the Councils of the Vatican, of Trent, and of Florence, and are among the homologoumena of all early lists of canonical New-Testament Scriptures; for instance, to mention only such early lists as accord with the received canon of Trent, these two Epistles are listed in the Muratorian Fragment (A.D. 195-205), in the canons of St. Athanasius of Alexandria (A.D. 373), of the Third

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

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