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The Jewish pseudepigrapha : an introduction to the literature of the second temple period

Author: Susan E Docherty
Publisher: London : Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a concise yet comprehensive guide to the Pseudepigrapha: the Jewish texts of the late Second Temple Period (circa 250BCE–100CE) that are not included in the Hebrew Bible or standard collections of the Apocrypha. Each chapter deals with a specific literary genre (e.g. apocalyptic, testaments, rewritten Bible), encouraging readers to appreciate the texts as literature as well as furthering their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Docherty, Susan.
Jewish Pseudepigrapha : An introduction to the literature of the Second Temple period.
New York : SPCK, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan E Docherty
ISBN: 9780281073023 0281073023
OCLC Number: 889675205
Description: 1 online resource (385 pages)
Contents: Cover; Author information; Title page; Imprint; Dedication; Contents; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. Rewritten Bible; 3. Para-biblical literature or biblical expansions; 4. Non-narrative literature: poems, hymns and drama; 5. Testaments; 6. Apocalyptic literature; 7. Conclusions; Search items for ancient sources; Search names for modern authors; Search items for subjects.
Responsibility: Susan Docherty.

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This is a guide to the Pseudepigrapha: the Jewish texts of the late Second Temple Period (circa 250BCE - 100CE) that are not included in the Hebrew Bible or standard collections of the Apocrypha.  Read more...

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