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Heavenly Priesthood in the Apocalypse of Abraham

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Informationen zum Autor Andrei A. Orlov is Professor of Judaism and Christianity in Antiquity at Marquette University. His recent ... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

Informationen zum Autor Andrei A. Orlov is Professor of Judaism and Christianity in Antiquity at Marquette University. His recent publications include Divine Manifestations in the Slavonic Pseudepigrapha (2009)! Selected Studies in the Slavonic Pseudepigrapha (2009)! Concealed Writings: Jewish Mysticism in the Slavonic Pseudepigrapha (2011) and Dark Mirrors: Azazel and Satanael in Early Jewish Demonology (2011). Klappentext Sheds light on the complex Jewish debates about the nature of priesthood in the early centuries of the Common Era. Zusammenfassung Written anonymously after the destruction of the Second Jerusalem Temple! the Apocalypse of Abraham is a vital piece of evidence for understanding both Jewish apocalypticism and mysticism. The book will be of interest to students and scholars of early Judaism! early Christianity! Old Testament studies! and Jewish mysticism and magic. Inhaltsverzeichnis Preface; Introduction; Part I. Sanctuaries: 1. The anthropomorphism of the earthly temple: the idols of Terah's family; 2. The aniconism of the celestial temple: the abode of the divine voice; 3. The corporealism of the demonic temple: the Kavod of Azazel; Part II. Rituals: 4. The priestly settings of the text: the Yom Kippur ceremony; 5. The transformation of the celebrants; 6. The mysteries of the throne room; Conclusion.

Klappentext

Sheds light on the complex Jewish debates about the nature of priesthood in the early centuries of the Common Era.



Zusammenfassung
Written anonymously after the destruction of the Second Jerusalem Temple, the Apocalypse of Abraham is a vital piece of evidence for understanding both Jewish apocalypticism and mysticism. The book will be of interest to students and scholars of early Judaism, early Christianity, Old Testament studies, and Jewish mysticism and magic.

Inhalt

Preface; Introduction; Part I. Sanctuaries: 1. The anthropomorphism of the earthly temple: the idols of Terah's family; 2. The aniconism of the celestial temple: the abode of the divine voice; 3. The corporealism of the demonic temple: the Kavod of Azazel; Part II. Rituals: 4. The priestly settings of the text: the Yom Kippur ceremony; 5. The transformation of the celebrants; 6. The mysteries of the throne room; Conclusion.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Heavenly Priesthood in the Apocalypse of Abraham
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EAN: 9781107039070
ISBN: 978-1-107-03907-0
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Cambridge University Press
Genre: Religion & Theologie
Anzahl Seiten: 224
Gewicht: 462g
Größe: H232mm x B161mm x T19mm
Jahr: 2013