Apocalypse, Prophecy, And Pseudepigraphy: On Jewish Apocalyptic Literature

Apocalypse, Prophecy, And Pseudepigraphy: On Jewish Apocalyptic Literature

Apocalypse, Prophecy, and Pseudepigraphy: On Jewish Apocalyptic Literature

A highly regarded expert on the Jewish apocalyptic tradition, John J. Collins has written extensively on the subject. Nineteen of his essays written over the last fifteen years, including previously unpublished contributions, are brought together for the first time in this volume. Its thematic essays organized in five sections, Apocalypse, Prophecy, and Pseudepigraphy complements and enriches Collins’s well-known book The Apocalyptic Imagination.

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Journal for the Study of The New Testament Booklist
"Exceedingly valuable. . . . The first-class scholarship, and lucid writing style, that is exhibited here will no doubt continue to assist and inspire others for many years to come."

Lorenzo DiTommaso
— Concordia University, Montréal
"No scholar has shaped our understanding of apocalyptic literature more than John J. Collins. This superb new collection covers a wide range of texts and topics, all handled in magisterial fashion. Lucidly argued and meticulously researched, each essay offers a plethora of valuable insights and stimulating interpretations. Highly recommended for biblical scholars, and an absolute must for every specialist of early Judaism."

Michael E. Stone
— Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Brilliant. . . ...

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