Religion & Spiritual Practice The Book of Enoch: Banned From the Bible


The Book of the WatchersForbiddenKnowledgeTVAlexandra BruceAugust 31, 2014The Book of Enoch is an ancient Jewish religious work, ascribed by tradition to Enoch, the great-grandfather of Noah, although modern scholars estimate the older sections mainly in the Book of the Watchers to date from about 300 BC, and the latest part Book of Parables probably to the end of the first century BC.It is not part of the biblical canon as used by Jews, apart from Beta Israel. Most Christian denominations and traditions may accept the Books of Enoch as having some historical or theological interest or significance, but they generally regard the Books of Enoch as non-canonical or non-inspired.However, it is regarded as canonical by the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church and Eritrean Orthodox Tewahedo Church, but not by any other Christian group.

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