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Bibil Identifier bibil:221468
Publication Type Journal article
Title (German, Long) Der Sturz des Teufels in der Urzeit
Title (German, ) Eine traditionsgeschichtliche Skizze zu einem Motiv frühjüdischer und frühchristlicher Theologie mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Luzifermythos
Author Dochhorn, Jan
Journal Zeitschrift für Theologie und Kirche (Volume: 109, Issue: 1)
Year (Publication) 2012
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2012
Year (Copyright) 2012
Year (Reference) 2012
Language German
Pages 3-47 Pages
Genre Original
Abstract The present article deals with Jewish, Christian and Gnostic traditions concerning the Devil's original fall at the beginning of time. These traditions must be distinguished from narratives about the eschatological fall of the Devil, which tend to be older than stories about his original fall. A survey of the narratives about the Devil's original fall is given, with particular attention assigned to the reconstruction of the historical tradition background of the Lucifer legend. A God/Devil dualism is only attested comparably late in these narratives. Therefore the conventional designation of the Devil as God's opponent should be avoided.
DOI 10.1628/004435412799484277
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Old Testament (Introduction) : Theology : Themes : Satan
Thesaurus BiBIL : Milieu : Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha : Apocryphal Texts relating to Old Testament Characters or Events : Texts : Adam : Life of Adam and Eve / Apocalypse of Moses
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Ancient Christian Literature : Texts and Authors (Church Fathers) : Texts and Authors : Justin (Martyr)
Pericopes Isaiah 14
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