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The wisdom of Egypt [electronic resource] : Jewish, early Christian, and gnostic essays in honour of Gerard P. Luttikhuizen / edited by Anthony Hilhorst and George H. van Kooten.

Contributor(s): Hilhorst, Anthony | Kooten, Geurt Hendrik van, 1969- | Luttikhuizen, Gerard P.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Arbeiten zur Geschichte des antiken Judentums und des Urchristentums: Bd. 59.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2005Description: 1 online resource (xii, 556 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781429453349 (electronic bk.); 1429453346 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bible. Old Testament -- Criticism, interpretation, etc | Egypt -- Religion | Luttikhuizen, Gerard P. -- Bibliographie | Bible. A.T. -- Critique, interpr�etation, etc | �Egypte -- Religion | RELIGION -- History | TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Religious | Vroege kerk | Jodendom | Gnosticisme | Weisheit | Gnosis | Fr�uhjudentum | Fr�uhchristentum | Literatur | �Agypten <Altertum>Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Wisdom of Egypt.DDC classification: 200/.93 Other classification: 11.10 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The disgrace of Egypt: Joshua 5.9a and its context / Ed Noort -- La Gen�ese d'Alexandrie, les Rabbins et Qumr�an / Florentino Garc�ia Mart�inez -- The birth of Moses in Egypt according to the Book of Jubilees (Jub 47.1-9) / Jacques T.A.G.M. van Ruiten -- Hearing the story of Moses in Ptolemaic Egypt: Artapanus accommodates the tradition / Rob Kugler -- Egypt as the setting for Joseph and Aseneth: accidental or deliberate? / J�anos Bolyki -- The Wisdom of Solomon and the gnostic Sophia / Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte -- Cleopatra in Josephus: from Herod's rival to the wise ruler's opposite / Jan Willem van Henten -- 'The God who drowned the king of Egypt': a short note on an exorcistic formula / Pieter W. van der Horst -- 'Out of Egypt I have called my son': some observations on the quotation from Hosea 11.1 in Matthew 2.15 / Maarten J.J. Menken -- 'And Moses was instructed in all the wisdom of the Egyptians' (Acts 7.22) / Ton Hilhorst -- 'Wrath will drip in the plains of Macedonia': expectations of Nero's return in the Egyptian Sibylline oracles (book 5), 2 Thessalonians, and ancient historical writings / George H. van Kooten -- Looking at the condemning heart of 1 John 3.18-20 through the eyes of an ancient Egyptian / Herman te Velde -- The Egyptian background of the 'ointment' prayer in the Eucharistic rite of the Didache (10.8) / Huub van de Sandt -- The Letter of Barnabas in early second-century Egypt / Janni Loman -- Paul's rapture to paradise in early Christian literature / Riemer Roukema -- The Sphinx: sculpture as a theological symbol in Plutarch and Clement of Alexandria / John Herrmann and Annewies van den Hoek -- Foolish Egyptians: Apion and Anoubion in the Pseudo-Clementines / Jan N. Bremmer -- Potamiaena: some observations about martyrdom and gender in ancient Alexandria / Henk Bakker -- 'Mulier est instrumentum diaboli': women and the desert fathers / Monika Pesthy -- Le gnosticisme Alexandrin aux premiers temps du Christianisme / Attila Jakab -- The Gospel of Thomas and the historical Jesus: the case of eschatology / Albert L.A. Hogeterp -- Basilides of Alexandria: Matthias (Matthew) and Aristotle as the sources of inspiration for his gnostic theology in Hippolytus' Refutatio / Abraham P. Bos -- Early Christian apocrypha and the secret books of ancient Eygpt / Jacobus van Dijk -- Baraies on Mani's rapture, Paul, and the antediluvian apostles / Eibert Tigchelaar -- Devolution and recollection, deficiency and perfection: human degradation and the recovery of the primal condition according to some early Christian texts / F. Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta -- Reisewege der apostel in den Acta Petri aus Nag Hammadi / J�urgen Tubach -- The identity of Lithargoel in the Acts of Peter and the Twelve / Istv�an Czachesz -- Gn�osis, mageia, and The holy book of the great invisible spirit / Marvin Meyer -- Fate, magic and astrology in Pistis Sophia, chaps 15-21 / Jacques van der Vliet.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [537]-547) and indexes.

The disgrace of Egypt: Joshua 5.9a and its context / Ed Noort -- La Gen�ese d'Alexandrie, les Rabbins et Qumr�an / Florentino Garc�ia Mart�inez -- The birth of Moses in Egypt according to the Book of Jubilees (Jub 47.1-9) / Jacques T.A.G.M. van Ruiten -- Hearing the story of Moses in Ptolemaic Egypt: Artapanus accommodates the tradition / Rob Kugler -- Egypt as the setting for Joseph and Aseneth: accidental or deliberate? / J�anos Bolyki -- The Wisdom of Solomon and the gnostic Sophia / Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte -- Cleopatra in Josephus: from Herod's rival to the wise ruler's opposite / Jan Willem van Henten -- 'The God who drowned the king of Egypt': a short note on an exorcistic formula / Pieter W. van der Horst -- 'Out of Egypt I have called my son': some observations on the quotation from Hosea 11.1 in Matthew 2.15 / Maarten J.J. Menken -- 'And Moses was instructed in all the wisdom of the Egyptians' (Acts 7.22) / Ton Hilhorst -- 'Wrath will drip in the plains of Macedonia': expectations of Nero's return in the Egyptian Sibylline oracles (book 5), 2 Thessalonians, and ancient historical writings / George H. van Kooten -- Looking at the condemning heart of 1 John 3.18-20 through the eyes of an ancient Egyptian / Herman te Velde -- The Egyptian background of the 'ointment' prayer in the Eucharistic rite of the Didache (10.8) / Huub van de Sandt -- The Letter of Barnabas in early second-century Egypt / Janni Loman -- Paul's rapture to paradise in early Christian literature / Riemer Roukema -- The Sphinx: sculpture as a theological symbol in Plutarch and Clement of Alexandria / John Herrmann and Annewies van den Hoek -- Foolish Egyptians: Apion and Anoubion in the Pseudo-Clementines / Jan N. Bremmer -- Potamiaena: some observations about martyrdom and gender in ancient Alexandria / Henk Bakker -- 'Mulier est instrumentum diaboli': women and the desert fathers / Monika Pesthy -- Le gnosticisme Alexandrin aux premiers temps du Christianisme / Attila Jakab -- The Gospel of Thomas and the historical Jesus: the case of eschatology / Albert L.A. Hogeterp -- Basilides of Alexandria: Matthias (Matthew) and Aristotle as the sources of inspiration for his gnostic theology in Hippolytus' Refutatio / Abraham P. Bos -- Early Christian apocrypha and the secret books of ancient Eygpt / Jacobus van Dijk -- Baraies on Mani's rapture, Paul, and the antediluvian apostles / Eibert Tigchelaar -- Devolution and recollection, deficiency and perfection: human degradation and the recovery of the primal condition according to some early Christian texts / F. Lautaro Roig Lanzillotta -- Reisewege der apostel in den Acta Petri aus Nag Hammadi / J�urgen Tubach -- The identity of Lithargoel in the Acts of Peter and the Twelve / Istv�an Czachesz -- Gn�osis, mageia, and The holy book of the great invisible spirit / Marvin Meyer -- Fate, magic and astrology in Pistis Sophia, chaps 15-21 / Jacques van der Vliet.

Includes 2 contributions in French and 1 contribution in German.

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