The Jewish Pseudepigrapha Paperback

An Introduction to the Literature of the Second Temple Period

by Susan Docherty;

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The Jewish Pseudepigrapha

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An understanding of the Jewish Pseudepigrapha forms an integral part of all courses on New Testament background and Christian origins This will be the first student introduction to appear for over thirty years Highlights the key theological themes and significance of each text Reviews the texts on their own merits as examples of early Jewish religious literature as well as looking at the light they shed on NT theology and scriptural interpretation 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 understanding of the content and significance of the texts themselves. As well as providing helpful introductions to the different genres, the book surveys key issues such as: date, authorship, original language; purpose; overview of contents; key theological themes and significance.

The Jewish Pseudepigrapha by Susan Docherty was published by SPCK Publishing in September 2014 and is our 58892nd best seller. The ISBN for The Jewish Pseudepigrapha is 9780281064823.

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Details for The Jewish Pseudepigrapha

Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherSPCK Publishing (September 2014)
Number of Pages180
Thickness234 mm
Height234 mm
Width156 mm
Product Code4286199
Page last updated 6th September 2018
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