The Apocrypha

Including Books from the Ethiopic Bible
Author: Joseph B. Lumpkin
Publisher: Fifth Estate
ISBN: 9781936533633
Category: Religion
Page: 738
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The number of books in the Bible depends on which Bible is being referenced. Protestant and Catholic churches recognize 27 New Testament books. Protestants recognize 39 books of the Jewish canon in the Old Testament. Roman Catholics hold 46 books of the Old Testament as canon, along with expanded versions of Esther and Daniel. In addition to the 73 books of the Catholic Bible, the Orthodox Church adds three more books to their canon. By far, the largest canon of all is found in the Ethiopic Church, whose Bible totals 81 books. This Apocryphal volume contains the books of the Catholic, Orthodox, and Ethiopic Bibles, which include: 1 Esdras, 2 Esdras, 1 Maccabees, 2 Maccabees, 3 Maccabees, 4 Maccabees, Letter (Epistle) of Jeremiah, The Prayer of Azariah, Baruch, Prayer of Manasseh (Manassas), Bel and the Dragon, Wisdom of Sirach, Wisdom of Solomon, Additions to Esther, Tobit, Judith, Susanna, Psalm 151, Enoch, Jubilees, 1 Clements, Shepherd of Hermas.

Die Bibel für Dummies


Author: Jeffrey Geoghegan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 352769238X
Category: Religion
Page: 422
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Die Bibel verstehen, von Alpha bis Omega Worum geht es in der Bibel? Wer hat das Buch der Bücher geschrieben? Und stimmt das, was darin steht? Warum ist das Alte Testament so schwer verständlich? Wie unterscheiden sich die jüdische und die christliche Bibel? Wie sehen andere Religionen die Heilige Schrift der Christen? Antworten auf all diese und viele andere Fragen finden Sie in diesem leicht verständlichen Buch. Jeffrey Geoghegan und Michael Homan nehmen Sie mit auf die spannende Reise in das Alte und Neue Testament, ergründen deren Einfluss auf Kunst und Kultur und lassen so die Heilige Schrift lebendig werden.

The New Cambridge History of the Bible

From the Beginnings to 600
Author: James Carleton Paget,Joachim Schaper
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316025640
Category: Religion
Page: N.A
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Recent years have witnessed significant discoveries of texts and artefacts relevant to the study of the Old and New Testaments and remarkable shifts in scholarly methods of study. The present volume mirrors the increasing specialization of Old Testament studies, including the Hebrew and Greek Bibles, and reflects rich research activity that has unfolded over the last four decades in Pentateuch theory, Septuagint scholarship, Qumran studies and early Jewish exegesis of biblical texts. The second half of the volume discusses the period running from the New Testament to 600, including chapters on the Coptic, Syriac and Latin bibles, the 'Gnostic' use of the scriptures, pagan engagement with the Bible, the use of the Bible in Christian councils and in popular and non-literary culture. A fascinating in-depth account of the reception of the Bible in the earliest period of its history.

The Books of Enoch

Complete Edition: Including (1) the Ethiopian Book of Enoch, (2) the Slavonic Secrets and (3) the Hebrew Book of Enoch
Author: N.A
Publisher: Iap - Information Age Pub. Incorporated
ISBN: 9781609423353
Category: Religion
Page: 258
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2nd Book of Enoch, the Slavonic Enoch, or 2 Enoch, which is another apocryphal book, found complete only in Old Slavonic manuscripts, and it was once present in the Old Slavonic Bible. It's usually dated to the first century CE although Matthew Black in The Oxford Guide to People & Places of the Bible state that there is no manuscript "earlier than the fourteenth century BE". ~ Amazon.

Der Erste Clemensbrief


Author: Rudolf Knopf
Publisher: Wentworth Press
ISBN: 9780270013573
Category:
Page: 200
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The New Oxford Annotated Bible with the Apocryphal/Deuterocanonical Books

New Revised Standard Version
Author: Michael David Coogan,Marc Zvi Brettler,Carol Ann Newsom,Pheme Perkins
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195288807
Category: Bibles
Page: 2398
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Presents the complete text of the New Revised Standard Version Bible, with the Aprocryphal/Deuterocanonical books; and features annotations in a single column across the page bottom, in-text background essays on the major divisions of the biblical text, and other reference tools.

The Forgotten Books of Eden


Author: Rutherford Platt, Jr.,Rutherford Hayes Platt
Publisher: Book Tree
ISBN: 1585092703
Category: Bibles
Page: 280
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This work contains twenty ancient holy books, many of which were rejected from the Old Testament. Some of these books were later preserved by the early Christian Church as Apocryphal writings, often inserted in Bibles between the Old and New Testaments. They were originally recognized by the Jews as Pseudepigrapha because they were attributed to writers that were long since passed, in an effort to give them sanctity. It is these that are reproduced in this volume. Some of the titles include The First and Second Books of Adam and Eve, The Secrets of Enoch, The Psalms of Solomon, The Odes of Solomon, The Story of Ahikar, and The Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs. More and more interest is being paid to excluded texts, and this collection falls into that category, having added another interesting dimension to lost Biblical texts.

The Aquarian Gospel of Jesus the Christ


Author: Levi Dowling
Publisher: Book Tree
ISBN: 1585092797
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 264
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This gospel offers a record of the lost eighteen years of Jesus which does not appear in the New Testament. It covers his travels and meetings with various masters and holy men in countries like India, Egypt, Assyria, Greece and Tibet. It also teaches many deeper truths not found in other books and sometimes clarifies or reinforces known teachings in the Bible. Includes chapters on Mary his mother, John the Harbinger, much on his travels and teachings, his betrayal, trail, execution and resurrection, plus a chapter on the materialization of his spiritual body. Said to have been retrieved from the Akashic Records, this popular gospel may not be historically accurate in its entirety, but the truths in its teachings are timeless.

My Religion


Author: Helen Keller
Publisher: Book Tree
ISBN: 1585092843
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 220
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Helen Keller had absolutely no hearing or eyesight from the age of two, but became one of the most inspiring and well known people to have ever lived. For a number of years she functioned, in her words, simply as "an unconscious clod of earth." Then quite suddenly, she experienced the impact of "another mind" within her own. Despite not knowing where it came from or how it got there, she awoke to a new awareness of being able to talk and listen with her hands. She learned to read and write, wrote at least ten books, and attended college. Her religion developed from living deeply within her spiritual self, cut off from normal sensation, and spending her life on a spiritual plane. She incorporated her own experiences with the teachings of Emanuel Swedenborg, a mystic born in 1688, and the Swedenborgian Church. Swedenborg, like Keller, had experienced other realms of spirit and transmitted deeper teachings that Helen saw with great clarity. She wrote this book after receiving many requests for her to describe her religious beliefs.

The New Cambridge History of the Bible: Volume 2, From 600 to 1450


Author: Richard Marsden,E. Ann Matter
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316175863
Category: Religion
Page: N.A
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This volume examines the development and use of the Bible from late Antiquity to the Reformation, tracing both its geographical and its intellectual journeys from its homelands throughout the Middle East and Mediterranean and into northern Europe. Richard Marsden and Ann Matter's volume provides a balanced treatment of eastern and western biblical traditions, highlighting processes of transmission and modes of exegesis among Roman and Orthodox Christians, Jews and Muslims and illuminating the role of the Bible in medieval inter-religious dialogue. Translations into Ethiopic, Slavic, Armenian and Georgian vernaculars, as well as Romance and Germanic, are treated in detail, along with the theme of allegorized spirituality and established forms of glossing. The chapters take the study of Bible history beyond the cloisters of medieval monasteries and ecclesiastical schools to consider the influence of biblical texts on vernacular poetry, prose, drama, law and the visual arts of East and West.

The Oxford Handbook of Biblical Studies


Author: J. W. Rogerson,Judith M. Lieu
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780199254255
Category: Religion
Page: 896
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Presents a survey of research in this technical and diverse field that is useful for scholars and students who need to command linguistic, historical, literary, and philosophical skills. This title includes forty-five contributions that review and analyse thinking and work, and examines the progress and direction of the debates.

Der Barnabasbrief


Author: Ferdinand-Rupert Prostmeier
Publisher: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht
ISBN: 9783525516836
Category: Religion
Page: 648
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English summary: A concise commentary and historical analysis of the Epistle of Barnabas, an early Christian document included in the Codex Sinaiticus (which otherwise contains canonical scriptures). German description: Der Barnabasbrief ist ein anonymer brieflich gerahmter Traktat uber die vollkommene Gnosis, die erst gottgehorsames Handeln im Glauben an Jesus Christus und Teilhabe an dem im Christusereignis exklusiv der Kirche verheiaenen und verburgten eschatologischen Heil ermoglicht. Er will anhand autoritativer Zeugnisse die christliche Identitat seiner Leser in Abgrenzung zu anderen Christen aufzeigen und sichern. In diesem Dienst stehen die Schriftauslegung, die Adaption einer Zwei-Wege-Lehre und die polemischen Tendenzen. Die Hochachtung von Schrift und judischer Tradition einerseits und deren Okkupation fur die Kirche und die gleichzeitige radikale Verwerfung von allem Judischen andererseits machen die Eigentumlichkeit und Fremdartigkeit dieser fruhchristlichen Schrift und zugleich den Reiz fur ihre Auslegung aus. Ferdinand R. Prostmeiers Auslegung ist der erste wissenschaftliche Kommentar zum Barnabasbrief seit 1920.

The Eighteen Absent Years of Jesus Christ


Author: Lloyd Kenyon Jones
Publisher: Book Tree
ISBN: 1585092711
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 96
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Where was Jesus between the ages of 12 and 30? The Bible says nothing of these years or his whereabouts during that time. There are clues, however, and the author follows some of them in this book, bringing us to a conclusion that he feels is the most obvious. Chapter titles include The Improbable Journey into Thibet; The Family of Jesus; Jesus, the Worker in Wood; Christs Power of Healing; The Education of Jesus; and To Those Who Would Follow in the Way He Led.

The Hebrew Bible

A Brief Socio-Literary Introduction
Author: Norman K. Gottwald
Publisher: Fortress Press
ISBN: 1451415257
Category: Religion
Page: 388
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* A landmark textbook made accessible for the beginning college student * Thoroughly updated charts and graphs, reflection guides, and study questions * Richly illustrated with maps and photographs * Companion Web site features professor - and student-friendly resources

The Pentateuch

History Or Story?
Author: Howard H. Cox
Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780761830962
Category: Religion
Page: 144
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The development continues through prior centuries, importantly, to the Dead Sea Scrolls, which raise new questions about which text to translate."--BOOK JACKET.