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📒Apocrypha ✍ Catherynne M. Valente
✏Apocrypha Book Summary : The author's first full-length poetry collection.
📒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.
📒The Apocryphal Adam And Eve In Medieval Europe ✍ Brian Murdoch
✏The Apocryphal Adam and Eve in Medieval Europe Book Summary : What happened to Adam and Eve after their expulsion from paradise? Where the biblical narrative fell silent apocryphal writings took up this intriguing question, notably including the Early Christian Latin text, the Life of Adam and Eve. This account describes the (failed) attempt of the couple to return to paradise by fasting whilst immersed in a river, and explores how they coped with new experiences such as childbirth and death. Brian Murdoch guides the reader through the many variant versions of the Life, demonstrating how it was also adapted into most western and some eastern European languages in the Middle Ages and beyond, constantly developing and changing along the way. The study considers this development of the apocryphal texts whilst presenting a fascinating insight into the flourishing medieval tradition of Adam and Eve. A tradition that the Reformation would largely curtail, stories from the Life were celebrated in European prose, verse and drama in many different languages from Irish to Russian.
📒The New Oxford Annotated Bible ✍ Michael David Coogan
✏The New Oxford Annotated Bible Book Summary : This thoroughly revised and fully updated fourth edition contains the best scholarship, up-to-date but not trendy, classic but not backward-looking; with a new page format that is clear and easy to use.
✏The Apocryphal Gospels and Other Documents Relating to the History of Christ Book Summary : Translated from the originals in Greek, Latin, Syriac, etc. With notes, etc.
📒Armenian Apocrypha Relating To Adam And Eve ✍ Michael E. Stone
✏Armenian Apocrypha Relating to Adam and Eve Book Summary : This volume is the first publication of 19 previously unpublished Armenian compositions about Adam and Eve. The Armenian texts are accompanied by translations, introductions and commentaries, in which their roots in more ancient Jewish and Christian literature are explored.
📒Art And The Christian Apocrypha ✍ David R. Cartlidge
✏Art and the Christian Apocrypha Book Summary : The Christian canon of scripture, known as the New Testament, excluded many of the Church's traditional stories about its origins. Although not in the Bible, these popular stories have had a powerful influence on the Church's traditions and theology, and a particularly marked effect on visual representations of Christian belief. This book provides a lucid introduction to the relationship between the apocryphal texts and the paintings, mosaics, and sculpture in which they are frequently paralleled, and which have been so significant in transmitting these non-Biblical stories to generations of churchgoers.
✏Translations from the Vulgate Latin of Four Books of the Apocrypha Book Summary :
📒New Testament Apocrypha V1 ✍ Burke & Landau
✏New Testament Apocrypha v1 Book Summary : Compilation of little-known and never-before-published apocryphal Christian texts in English translation This anthology of ancient nonbiblical Christian literature presents informed introductions to and readable translations of a wide range of little-known apocryphal texts, most of which have never before been translated into any modern language. An introduction to the volume as a whole addresses the most significant features of the writings included and contextualizes them within the contemporary study of the Christian Apocrypha. The body of the book comprises thirty texts that have been carefully introduced, copiously annotated, and translated into English by eminent scholars. With dates of composition ranging from the second century CE to early in the second millennium, these fascinating texts provide a more complete picture of Christian thought and expression than canonical texts alone can offer.
📒An Introduction To The Apocrypha ✍ Bruce Manning Metzger
✏An Introduction to the Apocrypha Book Summary : An examination of the books of the Apocrypha, their history and their significance, based on the revised standard version of the Apocrypha.