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The Oxford handbook of early Christian apocrypha / edited by Andrew Gregory, Tobias Nicklas, Christopher M. Tuckett, and Joseph Verheyden.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Description:
1 online resource.
Series:
Oxford handbooks online. [More in this series]
Summary note:
This handbook primarily focuses on issues and themes that arise in the study of early Christian apocrypha. Part one consists of authoritative surveys of the main branches of apocryphal literature (gospels, acts, epistles, apocalypses, and related literature) and part two considers key issues that they raise.
Notes:
Previously issued in print: 2015.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description:
Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on February 5, 2016).
Contents:
Introduction: What is Early Christian Apocrypha? / Christopher M. Tuckett -- Texts about Jesus: non-canonical gospels and related literature / Jörg Frey -- Narratives about the apostles: non-canonical Acts and related literature / Richard Pervo -- Non-canonical Epistles and related literature / Andrew Gregory -- Non-canonical Apocalypses and prophetic works / Richard Bauckham -- The Influence of Jewish Scriptures on Early Christian Apocrypha / Tobias Nicklas -- Who Read Early Christian Apocrypha? / L. W. Hurtado -- The role of the apostles / Richard Pervo -- Judaism and Anti-Judaism in Early Christian Apocrypha / Petri Luomanen -- Eschatology and the Fate of the Dead in Early Christian Apocrypha / Outi Lehtipuu -- Encratism, asceticism, and the construction of gender and sexual identity in apocryphal gospels / Judith Hartenstein -- Early Christian apocrypha in popular culture / Tony Burke -- Early Christian Apocrypha in Contemporary Theological Discourse / Tony Burke -- Apocryphal texts about other characters in the canonical gospels / Charlotte Touati, Claire Clivaz -- The formation of the New Testament canon and early Christian apocrypha / Jens Schröter -- 'Useful for the Soul': Christian Apocrypha and Christian Spirituality / François Bovon -- Christology and soteriology in apocryphal gospels / Pheme Perkins -- Christology and soteriology in apocryphal acts and apocalypses / Paul Foster -- The <i>Gospel of Thomas</i> and the Historical Jesus / Stephen J. Patterson -- Other apocryphal gospels and the historical Jesus / Simon J. Gathercole -- Christian apocrypha and the developing role of Mary / J.K. Elliott -- The apocryphal Mary in early Christian art / Robin M. Jensen -- Liturgy and early Christian apocrypha / Harald Buchinger -- Roman Imperialism: the political context of early Christian apocrypha / Candida R. Moss -- Encratism and the apocryphal acts / Yves Tissot.
Subject(s):
Apocryphal books (New Testament)Criticism, interpretation, etc [Browse]
Other title(s):
Early Christian apocrypha
ISBN:
9780191750069 (ebook) :
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