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Bibil Identifier bibil:202176
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) The Apocryphal New Testament
Title (English, ) A Collection of Apocryphal Christian Literature in an English Translation
Editor Elliott, J.K.
Year (Publication) 2005
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 1993
Year (Copyright) 1993
Year (Reference) 1993
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature Perunil
Publishing house Oxford University Press
Place Oxford
ISBN 978-0-19-826182-7
Edition number 2
Language English
Pages xxiv Pages
747 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Reprint
Abstract An English translation of the oldest and most important early Christian non-canonical writings. It is based on the earlier collection edited in 1924 by Montague Rhodes James. The book is divided into the conventional categories of gospels, acts, epistles, and revelatory texts. A long subsection deals with stories of Jesus’ infancy and childhood. Another section deals with fragmentary gospel texts on papyrus. The bulk of the book is given over to second-century legends of individual apostles. Another section covers apocryphal acpocalypses. An appendix gives a selection of stories about the Virgin Mary's assumption and dormition. Each translated text is prefaced with an introduction and select bibliography. Full indexes of citations and themes are provided.
DOI 10.1093/0198261829.001.0001
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha : Apocryphal Texts relating to New Testament Characters or Events
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