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The apocalyptic imagination : an introduction to Jewish apocalyptic literature

Author: John J Collins
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : THIRD EDITIONView all editions and formats
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After an initial overview of things apocalyptic, Collins proceeds to deal with individual apocalyptic texts -- the early Enoch literature, the book of Daniel, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and others -- concluding with an examination of apocalypticism in early Christianity. Collins has updated this third edition throughout to account for the recent profusion of studies germane to ancient Jewish apocalypticism, and he has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J Collins
ISBN: 9780802872791 0802872794
OCLC Number: 921167184
Description: xiv, 442 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface to the third edition --
Preface to the second edition --
Preface to the first edition --
The apocalyptic genre --
The early Enoch literature --
Daniel --
Related genres: oracles and testaments --
The Dead Sea Scrolls --
The Similitudes of Enoch --
After the fall: 4 Ezra, 2 Baruch, and the Apocalypse of Abraham --
Apocalyptic literature from the diaspora in the Roman period --
Apocalypticism in early Christianity --
Epilogue --
Bibliography --
Index of authors --
Index of subjects --
Index of scripture and other ancient sources.
Responsibility: John J. Collins.

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After an initial overview of things apocalyptic, Collins proceeds to deal with individual apocalyptic texts -- the early Enoch literature, the book of Daniel, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and others -- concluding with an examination of apocalypticism in early Christianity. Collins has updated this third edition throughout to account for the recent profusion of studies germane to ancient Jewish apocalypticism, and he has also substantially revised and updated the bibliography.

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