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8: Names and Terms

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8.105Sections of the Bible

Names of sections of the Bible are usually capitalized but not italicized.

the Hebrew scriptures or the Old Testament
the Christian scriptures or the New Testament
the Apocrypha; Apocryphal (or, generically, apocryphal)
the Epistles; the pastoral Epistles
the Gospels; the synoptic Gospels
the Pentateuch or the Torah; Pentateuchal
Hagiographa or Ketuvim; hagiographic