Modern pseudepigrapha

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Modern pseudepigrapha, or modern apocrypha, refer to pseudepigrapha of recent origin – any book written in the style of the books of the Bible or other religious scriptures, and claiming to be of similar age, but written in a much later (modern) period. They differ from apocrypha, which are books from or shortly after the scriptural period but not accepted into the religion's canon.


The following is a list of works commonly alleged to be modern pseudepigrapha:


  • Goodspeed, Edgar J. Famous Biblical Hoaxes or, Modern Apocrypha. Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1956