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Desiring divinity : self-deification in early Jewish and Christian mythmaking / M. David Litwa.

Author:
Litwa, M. David [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2016]
Description:
x, 239 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 149-235) and index.
Contents:
Types of self-deification mythology -- The self-deifying rebel -- I am a god, the primal human as primeval self-deifier -- I will be like the most high! the self-deification of Helel -- I am God and there is no other! the boast of Yaldabaoth -- The self-deifying hero -- I and the Father are one, the self-deification of Jesus in John -- I and you are one, Simon of Samaria as hero and heretic -- I became divine, Allogenes and gnostic self-deification -- The many myths of self-deification.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780190467166 (hardcover ; : alkaline paper)
  • 0190467169 (hardcover ; : alkaline paper)
LCCN:
2015051032
OCLC:
947145274
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