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Unformatted text preview: Christian writings from 200 B.C.E. to 200 C.E. These books are not found in the bible and Protestants believe that these books are not related to accepted biblical characters or biblical times. The Deuterocanonical books were found in the Dead Sea Scrolls. Roman Catholic and Orthodox churches consider these books to be the writings of an inferior authority. Part of the Christian Old Testament, these books describe praying for the dead, atoning for sins and worshiping angels. Derived from the Latin word for seventy, the Septuagint LXX books are the Greek translation of Jewish scripture from 300 to 200 B.C.E. The Apocrypha books included, these thirty nine books are accepted by Eastern Orthodox churches. The Septuagint LXX books are the earliest known version of the Old Testament....
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