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Wrestling with angels : a study of the relationship between angels and humans in ancient Jewish literature and the New Testament

Author: Kevin P Sullivan
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston, Mass. : Brill, 2004.
Series: Arbeiten zur Geschichte des antiken Judentums und des Urchristentums, Bd. 55.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Did Biblical authors believe that human beings could become angels? This book examines the available evidence from the period (200BCE-100CE) to determine the precise nature of the relationship  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin P Sullivan
ISBN: 9004132244 9789004132245
OCLC Number: 53091437
Description: xii, 279 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction: Wrestling with Angels --
2. "Blinded by the Light": Angels as Human Beings --
3. "You Look Positively Angelic": Human Beings as Angels --
4. "Angels in Our Midst": Human-Angel Communities --
5. "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner": Hospitality and Eating with Angels --
6. "They Might Be Giants": Human-Angel Hybrid Offspring --
7. Conclusion: Limping toward a Better Understanding.
Series Title: Arbeiten zur Geschichte des antiken Judentums und des Urchristentums, Bd. 55.
Other Titles: AGJU
Responsibility: Kevin P. Sullivan.

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