Close
You have no items in your shopping cart.
Search
Filters
This volume explores the formative theophanic patterns found in pseudepigraphical writings as 2 Enoch, Apocalypse of Abraham, and the Ladder of Jacob where the visual tradition of the divine Form and the aural tradition of the divine Name undergo their creative conflation and thus provide the rich conceptual soil for the subsequent elaborations prominent in later patristic and rabbinic traditions. The visionary and aural traditions found in the Slavonic pseudepigrapha are especially important for understanding the evolution of the theophanic trends inside the eastern Christian environment where these Jewish apocalyptic materials were copied and transmitted by generations of monks.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-60724-407-3
  • *
Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Jul 16,2009
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 315
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-60724-407-3
$161.00
x =

This volume explores the formative theophanic patterns found in such pseudepigraphical writings as 2 Enoch, Apocalypse of Abraham, and the Ladder of Jacob where the visual tradition of the divine Form and the aural tradition of the divine Name undergo their creative conflation and thus provide the rich conceptual soil for the subsequent elaborations prominent in later patristic and rabbinic developments. The visionary and aural traditions found in the Slavonic pseudepigrapha are especially important for understanding the evolution of the theophanic trends inside the eastern Christian environment where these Jewish apocalyptic materials were copied and transmitted for centuries by generations of monks.

This volume explores the formative theophanic patterns found in such pseudepigraphical writings as 2 Enoch, Apocalypse of Abraham, and the Ladder of Jacob where the visual tradition of the divine Form and the aural tradition of the divine Name undergo their creative conflation and thus provide the rich conceptual soil for the subsequent elaborations prominent in later patristic and rabbinic developments. The visionary and aural traditions found in the Slavonic pseudepigrapha are especially important for understanding the evolution of the theophanic trends inside the eastern Christian environment where these Jewish apocalyptic materials were copied and transmitted for centuries by generations of monks.

Write your own review
  • Only registered users can write reviews
  • Bad
  • Excellent
Contributor Biography

Andrei Orlov

Andrei A. Orlov is Professor of Judaism and Christianity in Antiquity at Marquette University, USA. He has written extensively on Jewish apocalypticism and early Jewish mysticism, including The Enoch-Metatron Tradition (Mohr Siebeck, 2005), Heavenly Priesthood in the Apocalypse of Abraham (Cambridge University Press, 2013), and Glory of the Invisible God: Two Powers in Heaven Traditions and Early Christology (Bloomsbury, 2019).

Customers who bought this item also bought

The Rites of Eastern Christendom (1 of 2 volumes)

ISBN: 978-1-59333-391-1
In this classic introduction to Eastern Orthodox liturgies, King examines the liturgies of nine Oriental churches. The Syrian, Maronite, Syro-Malankara, Coptic, Ethiopic, Byzantine, Chaldean, Armenian, and Syro-Malabar rites are all considered. Each is described and given a context in the setting of its native church.
$258.00

The Rites of Eastern Christendom (2 of 2 volumes)

ISBN: 978-1-59333-392-8
In this classic introduction to Eastern Orthodox liturgies, King examines the liturgies of nine Oriental churches. The Syrian, Maronite, Syro-Malankara, Coptic, Ethiopic, Byzantine, Chaldean, Armenian, and Syro-Malabar rites are all considered. Each is described and given a context in the setting of its native church.
$254.00

Life of Saint Nino

Series: Analecta Gorgiana 3
ISBN: 1-59333-471-0
This translation makes readily available the basic hagiography of St. Nino. Apart from her personal significance, St. Nino represents the important place that women held in the introduction of Christianity to Georgia. Text critical material is offered, and chapters 8 through 11 of the Armenian version are presented.
$52.00

Eastern Crossroads

Essays on Medieval Christian Legacy
ISBN: 978-1-59333-610-3
This volume contains papers from the First International Congress on Eastern Christianity held in Córdoba, Spain, November 2005. The encounter of medieval Christian writers with several linguistic traditions through the Middle Ages produced one of the most important branches of Middle Eastern literature. This encounter not only changed the nature of the respective writings throughout time, but also influenced considerably the development of the legacies transmitted by the writers and the scholars of various Eastern Christian churches.
$214.00