Dyck notes that "from the Apocrypha
, the Wisdom of Solomon, Tobit, Sirach, the Maccabees and Esdras were favorites [among the martyrs who quoted Scripture], especially 2 Esdras with its reference to the fate of the ungodly.
Contains (between the Apocrypha
and the New Testament) five pages of marriage, birth, and death information for the Doty, Hobson, Mabry, Oldham, Atkins, and Allen families.
compositors', using examples in the Shakespeare Apocrypha
The Revised Standard Version, often called simply the RSV, first appeared in the late 1940s, and the New Revised Standard Version, with the Apocrypha
, appeared in 1991.
But only a few lines later, the Apocrypha
notes, "He that sinneth before his Maker, let him fall into the hands of a physician.
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There is little from the NT apocrypha
apart from Apocalypse of Peter and Infancy Gospel of Thomas (the latter in a section marked miscellaneous, reflecting the editor's bias in separating what would later be seen as heterodox material?
This massive paperback book (more than 1,000 pages) records feminist insights on every book of the Bible, including the Apocrypha
, selected pseudepigraphic works, and seven non-canonical works from early Christianity.
The book is divided into the following subparts: 1) Our Perception of Origins: New Perspectives on the Context of Christian Origins, 2) Adam and Enoch and the State of the World, 3) Apocalyptic Historiography, 4) Visions and Pseudepigraphy, 5) Bible and Apocrypha
, 6) Multiform Transmission and Authorship, 7) The Transmission of Apocrypha
The Biblical apocrypha
(from the Greek word apokruphos, meaning "hidden") denotes the collection of ancient books found, in some editions of the Bible, in a separate section between the Old and New Testaments or as an appendix after the New Testament.
There is an entire chapter (6) devoted to information concerning the High Priest from the Hebrew Bible, the New Testament, English accounts of these sources, the Apocrypha
, and contemporary materials relevant to the problem, including the life and work of Menasseh ben Israel, John Dury, John Reeve, Lodowick Muggleton, John Robins, and others.
But no text, even among the apocrypha
, calls her the wife of Jesus, as the novel The Da Vinci Code would have it.
Hence, Thomas's research illuminates not only the Christian apocrypha
but also the genesis of the Gospels.
It is an old folktale, which is found in many civilizations (such as in the Apocrypha
of the Old Testament known from Tobias's Book or Tobit's Book).
In addition to the four biblical gospels and "Book of Revelations", this ancient sources include Christian Gnostic writings and New Testament Apocrypha
ranging from "The Book of Thomas", to "The Gospel of Mary", to "The Apocryphon of James", to "The Sophia of Jesus Christ", to "The Acts of John", to the "Epistle of Titus", to "The Apocalypse of Peter".