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The Antichrist Theme in the Intertestamental Period (Library Of Second Temple Studies Series)

G W Lorein

The Antichrist Theme in the Intertestamental Period (Library Of Second Temple Studies Series)

G W Lorein

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What are the antecedents of the 'Antichrist' figure and its associated themes in Jewish literature prior to the New Testament? G.W. Lorein offers texts and translations of all the relevant passages, together with a discussion of their meaning and significance. He concludes that the 'Antichrist' theme arises in different strands within this literature, but ultimately has its sources in the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible. In its scope and detail, as well as in many of its conclusions and its general synthesis, The Antichrist Theme in the Intertestamental Period surpasses previous scholarship on this very important aspect of New Testament and early Christian thought. This is volume 44 in the Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha Supplement series.

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What are the antecedents of the 'Antichrist' figure and its associated themes in Jewish literature prior to the New Testament? G.W. Lorein offers texts and translations of all the relevant passages, together with a discussion of their meaning and significance. He concludes that the 'Antichrist' theme arises in different strands within this literature, but ultimately has its sources in the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible. In its scope and detail, as well as in many of its conclusions and its general synthesis, The Antichrist Theme in the Intertestamental Period surpasses previous scholarship on this very important aspect of New Testament and early Christian thought. This is volume 44 in the Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha Supplement series.
- Publisher

A challenging book examining issues such as biotechnology, AIDS and nuclear weapons and demonstrating that Christian ethics has something important and distinctive to contribute to secular worlds.
- Publisher

Meet the Author

G W Lorein

Doron Mendels is The Max and Sophie Mydans Professor in the Humanities in the Department of History at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. He is the author of many books and articles of which the two most recent books are: Memory in Jewish, Pagan and Christian Societies of the Graeco-Roman World (2004) and The Media Revolution of Early Christianity: An Essay on Eusebius' Ecclesiastical History (1999).

Table Of Contents

  • Preface; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The Antichrist In The Apocrypha And Pseudepigrapha; 3. The Antichrist In The Qumran Writings; 4. The Antichrist In The Intertestamental Period; Bibliography; Index Of References; Index Of Authors
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  • Catalogue Code 221830
  • Product Code 0567083004
  • EAN 9780567083005
  • Pages 272
  • Department Academic
  • Category Biblical Studies
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Bloomsbury Continuum Publishing Group
  • Publication Date Jul 2004
  • Dimensions 234 x 156 x 18 mm
  • Weight 0.467kg

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