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The myth of rebellious angels : studies in Second Temple Judaism and New Testament texts

How did the mythical story of fallen angels from 1 Enoch influence literature and religious thoughts during the Second Temple period? Loren T. Stuckenbruck explores aspects of this influence in some of the literature and demonstrates how it was reused and adapted to address new cultural and religious contexts
Print Book, English, 2014
Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, 2014
Criticism, interpretation, etc
xxi, 427 pages ; 24 cm.
9783161530241, 3161530241
Origins of evil in Jewish apocalyptic tradition : the interpretation of Genesis 6:1-4 in the second and third centuries B.C.E
Giant mythology and demonology : from the ancient Near East to the Dead Sea Scrolls
The Lamech narrative in the Genesis Apocryphon (1QapGen) and 1 Enoch 106-107 : a tradition-historical study of two ancient accounts about Noah's birth
Demonic beings and the Dead Sea Scrolls
Early Enochic and Daniel traditions in the Dead Sea Scrolls
The Book of Tobit and the problem of "magic"
To what extent did Philo's treatment of Enoch and the giants presuppose knowledge of Enochic and other sources preserved in the Dead Sea Scrolls?
Conflicting stories : the spirit origin of Jesus' birth
The human being and demonic invasion : therapeutic models in ancient Jewish and Christian texts
The need for protection from the evil one and John's Gospel
The "cleansing" of the Gentiles : background for the rationale behind the Apostles' decree
Posturing "apocalyptic" in Pauline theology : how much contrast to Jewish tradition?
Why should women cover their heads because of the angels? (1 Corinthians 11:10)
The apocalypse of John, 1 Enoch, and the question of influence
Collection of texts partly published previously Table of contents only