homologumena [hoh-moh-luh-goo-muh-nuh, -gyoo-] ExamplesWord Origin noun (used with a singular verb)
- the books in the New Testament generally held as authoritative and canonical by the early church.
Also ho·mo·lo·gou·me·na [hoh-moh-luh-goo-muh-nuh] /ˌhoʊ moʊ ləˈgu mə nə/. Compare. Origin of homologumena Greek homologoûmena, neuter plural passive present participle of homologeîn to agree to, allow; see Examples from the Web for homologoumena Historical Examples of homologoumena
They were thus contrasted with the Homologoumena, or universally acknowledged writings.
Homologoumena, name given to the books of the New Testament accepted as canonical.
Edited by Rev. James Wood