Thursday, October 05, 2023

News about the More Old Testament Pseudepigrapha Project

ANNOUNCEMENT: I am very happy to inform my readers that the second volume produced by the More Old Testament Pseudepigrapha Project has been submitted to Eerdmans Publishers.
James R. Davila and Richard Bauckham (eds.), Old Testament Pseudepigrapha: More Noncanonical Scriptures, volume 2
Some highlights of the volume include English translations of—the Coptic fragments of 2 Enoch; all surviving fragments of the Book of Giants (Aramaic, Iranian Manichean, and Old Turkic); Sefer ha-Razim ("The Book of the Mysteries"); the Prophecy of the Witch Sibyl (Sibylla Maga); the Hebrew Testament of Naphtali; all surviving fragments of the Assumption of Moses and the Testament of Moses; the Sword of Moses; Jannes and Jambres; Danielic divinatory texts; the Syriac Apocalypse of Daniel; and lots more.

The volume should be available by sometime early in 2025. Watch this space.

For volume one, published in 2013, see here.

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