Apocalyptic Literature : A Reader, Paperback / softback Book

Apocalyptic Literature : A Reader Paperback / softback

Edited by Mitchell G. Reddish

Description

The world of apocalyptic literature can be both vast andconfusing.

To journey successfully through its complexities, it isbest to have an experienced tour guide to direct you to the sitesmost representative of that world.

In this way the new travelercan avoid dead ends, skip the fruitless excursions, and insteadenjoy the ride.

Reddish's introductions to the otherworldlywritings of Judaism-including the War Scroll from Qumranand books such as 1 Enoch from the so-called Old TestamentPseudepigrapha-as well as to the apocalyptic documentsof Christianity, including the noncanonical apocalypses ofPeter, Paul, and James, and related works such as the SibyllineOracles, are simply superb.

Those wanting a more informedunderstanding of these centuries-old writings of hope anddespair will not be disappointed.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Hendrickson Publishers Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • ISBN: 9781619706811

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