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Published by Kok Pharos in Kampen, The Netherlands .
Written in English


  • Acts of Andrew -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.,
  • Acts of John -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.

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Edition Notes

StatementJan N. Bremmer (ed.).
SeriesStudies on the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles -- 1
ContributionsBremmer, Jan N.
LC ClassificationsBS2880.J62 A66 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 243 p., [3] p. of plates :
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21344214M
ISBN 109039001413

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Court, John M. The Book of Revelation and the Johannine Apocalyptic Tradition. JSNTS Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, (pp. 67–). Draughon, Rebecca, Jeannie Sellick, and Janet E. Spittler. “2 Apocryphal Apocalypse of John: A New Translation and Introduction.”. The Secret Book of John is a complex developmental mythology that has been made more complicated because, over the years, versions of it have been “improved” by several levels of scribal alteration. One set of levels is the evident addition of rather lengthy texts (a list of magical names, a dialogue on the soul, a providence hymn) to an. A great deal has happened in recent decades in the study of the Apocryphal Acts, and the field of apocryphal literature is incredibly broad. A reader looking for a current, general, and concise introduction to the subject will welcome this book. Klauck not only offers an excellent introduction to the topic of the Apocryphal Acts but also a useful resource for understanding the complex. Glenn Davis: Acts of John; Books. Wilhelm Schneemelcher, ed., translation by R. McL. Wilson, New Testament Apocrypha: Writings Relating to the Apostles Apocalypses and Related Subjects (Louisville: John Knox Press, ), pp. Stevan Davies, The Revolt of the Widows: The Social World of the Apocryphal Acts (Southern Illinois Univ Pr ).