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- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 149.99
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... more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 133.00
The book presents diplomatic transcriptions (in Greek) and translations (in German and English) of all the known textual fragments which can be attributed to what is known as the Gospel of Peter and the Apocalypse of Peter or which scholars are discussing as possible elements of these texts. In addition, the documentation of the texts... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2014; US$ 113.56
Reports of the miraculous abound in early Christian literature, in early Jewish texts and in the works of various Greco-Roman authors. In this collection of essays, largely the product of a symposium held at the University of Regensburg in June 2011, scholars specializing in a wide range of areas involving the ancient Mediterranean explore the representation... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 70.96
In very different ways the writings of the New Testament have shaped cultures until today. The Novum Testamentum Patristicum project will give a full documentation of ancient Christian receptions of the New Testament in late antiquity. This volume focuses on the different mainly narrative receptions of New Testament texts in ancient Christian apocryphal... more...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2007; US$ 118.00
In our present-day society Angels are being talked about more frequently again. But where are the roots of these discourses to be found? How have they developed?. The present volume focuses on important sources for the investigation of angelic images within the ancient Near East, Old Testament, early Judaism and early Christianity. Particular... more...
- De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00
As environmental destruction begins to seriously affect humans, it has become increasingly relevant to reflect on the essential elements of the Jewish and Christian theologies of creation. The essays in this volume explore key aspects of creation theology, which poses the question of the origin of the world and of man. Creation theology... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 54.16
The Apocalypse of John belongs to the most puzzling texts of the New Testament. Historical-critical exegesis has been stressing that the book above all wishes to give a message of hope and comfort for a community under threat. Yet readers have also always been impressed and terrified by the many images of violence, including war, destruction, persecution... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 70.62
Passion und Auferstehung Jesu von Nazaret gehören zu den entscheidenden Grunddaten des christlichen Glaubens. Die ältesten Zeugnisse dafür finden sich bekanntlich im Neuen Testament. Wie bedeutsam sie aber für Christen verschiedenster Richtungen und Prägungen waren, zeigt sich auch darin, dass sie auch später in unterschiedlichsten historischen Kontexten... more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2010; US$ 70.62
This volume grew out of an international conference on Prophetism in the Old and New Testament (October 2006), organised by the Centre for Biblical Studies of the Babes-Bolyai University Cluj-Napoca. The volume contains fourteen essays covering various aspects of prophetism and prophetic literature in Jewish and early Christian tradition, using a variety... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00
The impact of earlier works to the literature of early Judaism is an intensively researched topic in contemporary scholarship. This volume is based on an international conference held at the Sapientia College of Theology in Budapest, May 18 ? 21, 2010. The contributors explore scriptural authority in early Jewish literature and the writings... more...