Introducing the Pseudepigrapha of Second Temple Judaism : message, context, and significance (eBook, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Introducing the Pseudepigrapha of Second Temple Judaism : message, context, and significance
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Introducing the Pseudepigrapha of Second Temple Judaism : message, context, and significance

Author: Daniel M Gurtner
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, a division of Baker Publishing Group, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book introduces readers to a much-neglected and misunderstood assortment of Jewish writings from around the time of the New Testament. Dispelling mistaken notions of "falsely attributed writings" that are commonly inferred from the designation "pseudepigrapha," Daniel Gurtner demonstrates the rich indebtedness these works exhibit to the traditions and scriptures of Israel's past. In surveying many of the most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Gurtner, Daniel M.,
Introducing the Pseudepigrapha of Second Temple Judaism : message, context, and significance
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Baker Academic, [2020]
(DLC) 2020011319
(OCoLC)1141124911
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel M Gurtner
ISBN: 9781493427147 1493427148
OCLC Number: 1203136953
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 456 pages)
Contents: I. Apocalypses : --
1 Enoch --
4 Ezra --
2 Baruch --
Apocalypse of Abraham --
Sybilline oracles 3-5, 11 --
Additional writings : 2 Enoch, 3 Baruch, Apocalypse of Zephaniah, Testament of Abraham, and apocalyptic material in the Dead Sea scrolls --
II. Testaments and Related Texts : --
Testament of Moses --
Testament of Job --
Aramaic Levi document --
Testament of Qahat --
Visions of Amram --
Additional writings : Testament of Solomon, Testaments of the twelve patriarchs, Testaman of Naphtali (4Q215), and other testamentary material in the Dead Sea scrolls --
III. Legends and Expansions of Biblical Traditions : --
Jubilees --
Biblical antiquities --
Genesis apocryphon --
Letter of Aristeas --
Joseph and Aseneth --
Additional writings : Life of Adam and Eve (Greek), 4 Baruch, and Ezekiel the tragedian --
IV. Psalms, Wisdom Literature, and Prayers : --
Psalms 151-155 --
Psalms of Solomon --
Sentences of Pseudo_Phocylides --
Additional writings : Hellenistic synagogal prayers, Prayer of Joseph, and Prayer of Nabonidus (4Q242)
Responsibility: Daniel M. Gurtner ; foreword by Loren T. Stuckenbruck.

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