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Apocalypse, Prophecy, and Pseudepigraphy: On Jewish Apocalyptic Literature

John J. Collins
Format
Book
Published
Grand Rapids, Michigan : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2015.
Language
English
Uniform Title
Essays
ISBN
9780802872852, 0802872859
Related Resources
Book review (H-Net)
Contents
  • Introduction: the genre acpocalypse reconsidered
  • I. Apocalypse and prophecy
  • The eschatology of Zechariah
  • The beginning of the end of the world in the Hebrew Bible
  • Apocalypticism and the transformation of prophecy in the second temple period
  • II. Variations on a genre
  • Enochic Judaism: An assessment
  • The genre of the book of Jubilees
  • The Sibyl and the Apocalypses: Generic relationships in Hellenistic Judaism and early Christianity
  • Gabriel and David: Some reflections on an enigmatic text
  • The idea of election in 4 Ezra
  • III. Themes in Jewish Apocalyptic literature
  • Jerusalem and the temple in Jewish Apocalyptic literature of the second temple period
  • Journeys to the world beyond in ancient Judaism
  • The afterlife in Apocalyptic literature
  • IV. Pseudepigraphy
  • Pseudepigraphy and group formation in Second Temple Judaism
  • Enoch and Ezra
  • Sybilline Discourse
  • V. Ethics and politics
  • Ethos and identify in Jewish Apocalyptic literature
  • Apocalypse and empire
  • Cognitive dissonance and eschatological violence: Fantasized solutions to a theological dilemma in Second Temple Judaism
  • Radical religion and the ethical dilemmas of Apocalyptic Millenarianism.
Description
x, 389 pages ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-373) and indexes.
Technical Details
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