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Bibil Identifier bibil:206304
Publication Type Book
Title (German, Long) Pseudepigraphie und Verfasserfiktion in frühchristlichen Briefen
Title (English, ) Pseudepigraphy and Author Fiction in Early Christian Letters
Title (German, Abbreviation) Pseudepigraphie und Verfasserfiktion
Editor Frey, Jörg
Editor Herzer, Jens
Editor Janßen, Martina
Editor Rothschild, Clare K.
Series Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament. 1. Reihe (Volume: 246)
Year (Publication) 2009
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2009
Year (Copyright) 2009
Year (Reference) 2009
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature SBA 98/246
Place 227.013
Publishing house Mohr Siebeck
Place Tübingen
ISBN 978-3-16-150042-8
Edition number 1
Language Multilingual
Pages xii Pages
902 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Notes Unter Mitarbeit von Michaela Engelmann.

Recensions/reviews: Mayeutica 35 (2009) 427-428 (Enrique A. Eguiarte); New Testament Abstracts 54 (2010) 387-388.
Abstract Since the classic studies of early Christian pseudepigraphy in the 1960s and 70s, pseudonymity has been a vital question of New Testament scholarship. Yet no comprehensive, new work taking into consideration the many recent developments in the field has been published. Today scholarship demands exacting discussions of ancient parallels, categorizing method and type of authorial fiction and addressing respective functions and legacies. The present volume meets this demand through its examination of a wide range of pseudonymous authorial constructions from Early Judaism to the Greek and Roman world. It features treatments of apocalyptic, Qumran, wisdom and apocryphal literature as well as the ancient letter novel while maintaining a focus on New Testament epistolary literature. The volume covers all NT texts commonly viewed as pseudonymous as well as Hebrews. Its chief aim is to update respected treatments of the past with a fresh awareness of the immense variety of texts and strategies. (Presentation on the publisher's website)
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Devices and Figures : Pseudepigraphy
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Graeco-Roman World : Literature - Philosophy : Pseudepigraphy
Thesaurus BiBIL : New Testament (Introduction) : Literature : Devices and Figures : Pseudepigraphy
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