Monday, August 29, 2022

Lehtipuu & Petersen, Ancient Christian Apocrypha (Bible & Women Series; SBL)

Ancient Christian Apocrypha: Marginalized Texts in Early Christianity

Outi Lehtipuu, Silke Petersen, editors

ISBN 9781589835696
Volume BW 3.2
Status Available
Publication Date August 2022
Paperback $59.00
Hardback $79.00
eBook $59.00

This latest volume in the Bible and Women series examines ancient noncanonical Christian texts for what they reveal about women, their engagement with Scripture, and attitudes toward them in texts dating to the second to eighth century. Three sections include once-forgotten texts rediscovered in locations such as Nag Hammadi, those that have been in continuous use through the centuries, and works written by women that are traditionally excluded from discussions of noncanonical texts. Contributors Bernadette J. Brooten, María José Cabezas Cabello, Anna Carfora, Ute E. Eisen, Judith Hartenstein, Ursula Ulrike Kaiser, Karen L. King, Outi Lehtipuu, Heidrun Mader, Antti Marjanen, Silvia Pellegrini, Silke Petersen, Uwe-Karsten Plisch, Cristina Simonelli, Anna Rebecca Solevåg, M. Dolores Martin Trutet, and Carmen Bernabé Ubieta examine a range of texts, including noncanonical gospels and acts, poems, prophecy, and grave inscriptions.

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