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The Epistle of Second Baruch : a study in form and message

Author: Mark F Whitters
Publisher: London ; New York : Sheffield Academic Press, ©2003.
Series: Journal for the study of the Pseudepigrapha., Supplement series ;, 42.
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2 Baruch is one of the more important apocalyptic writings among the Jewish Pseudepigrapha (written at the end of the 1st century AD and so contemporary with the New Testament). The Epistle is a message to the Jews of the Dispersion. Whitters is arguing that the document was once an authoritative text for a specific community, and gives us clues about the important era between the two Jewish wars of 70 and 132 AD,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Whitters, Mark F.
Epistle of Second Baruch.
London ; New York : Sheffield Academic Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2004273504
(OCoLC)59371363
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark F Whitters
ISBN: 9780567567789 0567567788 1283200708 9781283200707
OCLC Number: 747035491
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 199 pages).
Series Title: Journal for the study of the Pseudepigrapha., Supplement series ;, 42.
Responsibility: Mark F. Whitters.

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The Epistel of Second Baruch (EP2B) is found at the end of Second Baruch, a long-lost apocalyptic book that is part of the ancient syriac biblical tradition. This work contends that EP2B constitutes  Read more...

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"In the present renaissance of pseudepigrapha study, the 'epistle' of the Syriac Apocalypse of Baruch (2 Baruch 78-87) seems to have been overlooked. This study is one of the first major attempts to Read more...

 
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