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📒The Apocrypha ✍ Edgar Johnson Goodspeed
✏The Apocrypha Book Summary : Provides a new English translation of the Apocrypha and includes background information on the text
📒The Apocrypha ✍ Martin Goodman
✏The Apocrypha Book Summary : Newly issued in a series of part volumes, the OBC is now available in an affordable and portable format for the books comprising the Apocrypha. Includes a general introduction to using the Commentary, in addition to an introduction to the study of the Apocrypha.
📒Invitation To The Apocrypha ✍ Daniel J. Harrington
✏Invitation to the Apocrypha Book Summary : "In treating the individual books of the Apocrypha, Harrington shows their links to the Hebrew Bible and notes their importance for understanding the New Testament."--Cover.
📒The Apocrypha Or Non Canonical Books Of The Bible ✍ Manuel Komroff
✏The Apocrypha Or Non canonical Books of the Bible Book Summary :
📒Apocrypha ✍ Stan Dragland
✏Apocrypha Book Summary : A passionate meditation on the meeting of life and literature, and a text of rumination, invention, and rhapsody, 'Apocrypha' celebrates tradition while going its own way, crossing genres and at times stretching out the sentence. Throughout the book, Dragland explores literary criticism that is personal in response, connecting with a thread of life-writing falling on many subjects, including learning and teaching, reading and writing. Dragland looks at the texts of strangers and colleagues, including Michael Ondaatje, Roy Kiyooka, Robert Kroetsch, Fred Wah, Matt Cohen, Agnes Walsh, and others, weaving together personal reminiscences with theoretical and critical looks at their work. 'Apocrypha' is also touched with the landscapes of Dragland's own life -- from Alberta to Ontario to Newfoundland, and his travels through India, Germany, and England.
📒New Testament Apocrypha ✍ Wilhelm Schneemelcher
✏New Testament Apocrypha Book Summary : Translation of: Neutestamentliche Apokryphen.
📒The Lost Apocrypha Of The Old Testament ✍ Montague Rhodes James
✏The Lost Apocrypha of the Old Testament Book Summary : Collected and Translated by Montague Rhodes James. There are many ancient, lost books relating to the Bible and this work covers the ones that are most hard to find, dating between 100 BCE and 100 CE. In many cases we do not have the full works, but have various sections and fragments. The author, Montague James, used quotations found mostly in the works of the Greek Ante-Nicene Fathers like Origen, Hippolytus and Clement of Alexandria to piece together what we are missing. He also uses important lists compiled from Greek, Latin and other languages in order to reveal what we know of other missing books that would, in some cases, otherwise be unheard of. This important piece of scholarship should be part of anyone's library who is seriously researching lost and ancient texts.
📒The Apocrypha ✍ Paul Tice
✏The Apocrypha Book Summary : The Apocryphal books were excluded from the Bible, yet consist of writings that were considered to be sacred scriptures by certain religious sects. These books had their origins in early Judaism and were later adopted by early Christianity. This volume is sometimes referred to as The Apocrypha Proper, or the Apocrypha of the Old Testament as used by English speaking Protestants. Some of these works overshadowed the canonical scriptures in both Judaism and early Christianity, despite their canonical exclusion. This is why it is important to preserve and study them.
📒The Oxford Handbook Of Early Christian Apocrypha ✍ Joseph Verheyden
✏The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Apocrypha Book Summary : The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Apocrypha addresses issues and themes that arise in the study of early Christian apocryphal literature. It discusses key texts including the Gospel of Thomas, the Gospel of Mary, the Gospel of Peter, letters attributed to Paul, Peter, and Jesus, and acts and apocalypses written about or attributed to different apostles. Part One consists of authoritative surveys of the main branches of apocryphal literature (gospels, acts, epistles, apocalypses, and related literature) and Part Two considers key issues that they raise. These include their contribution to our understanding of developing theological understandings of Jesus, the apostles and other important figures such as Mary. It also addresses the value of these texts as potential sources for knowledge of the historical Jesus, and for debates about Jewish-Christian relations, the practice of Christian worship, and developing understandings of asceticism, gender and sexuality, etc. The volume also considers questions such as which ancient readers read early Christian apocrypha, their place in Christian spirituality, and their place in contemporary popular culture and contemporary theological discourse.
📒New Testament And Christian Apocrypha ✍ François Bovon
✏New Testament and Christian Apocrypha Book Summary : This volume of Kleine Schriften reflects Francois Bovon's two major fields of research: Luke-Acts on the one hand, and early Christian Apocrypha on the other. He insists on the ethical and missionary practices of the early Christian communities. The apostle Paul's ethical concern is presented not as an opposition between good and evil, but as a crescendo from the good to the best. The authority of John, the author of the Book of Revelation, is described in a nonhierarchical way as the care of a brother for his brothers and sisters rather than of a father. Women ministry is attested in recently discovered portions of the Acts of Philip. This collection of essays shows also how doctrinal positions were reached in the middle of strong tensions. Such is the witness of the Fragment Oxyrhynchus 840 in favor of a spiritual purification. Francois Bovon is also attentive to the reception of the earliest Christian documents in the Late Antiquity period. As a whole he describes aspects of early Christianity in its variety but also in its unity.