Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 October 2015

504 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199644117

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The Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Apocrypha

Edited by Andrew Gregory and Christopher Tuckett
Consultant Editor Tobias Nicklas and Consultant Editor Joseph Verheyden

Oxford Handbooks

  • Consists of 25 authoritative essays by leading scholars in the field.
  • Addresses issues and themes that arise in the study of early Christian apocryphal literature.
  • Surveys of the main branches of apocryphal literature, such as gospels, acts, epistles, and apocalypses, considering keys issues that they raise.
  • Contemplates questions such as which ancient readers read early Christian apocrypha, their place in Christian spirituality, and their place in contemporary popular culture and contemporary theological discourse.