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From a virgin womb [electronic resource] : the Apocalypse of Adam and the virgin birth / by Andrew J. Welburn.

By: Welburn, Andrew J.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Biblical interpretation series: v. 91.Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2008Description: 1 online resource (227 p.).ISBN: 9789047423577 (electronic bk.); 9047423577 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Apocalypse of Adam | Virgin birth | RELIGION -- Christian Theology -- Christology | Apocalypsis Adam <Nag Hammadi> | JungfrauengeburtGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: From a virgin womb.DDC classification: 232.92/1 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction. From the Virgin Birth to the Gospel of Matthew; PART ONE the apocalypse of adam; Chapter 1. Adam's Apocalypse: CG V/5 as Testament and Jewish Revelation; Chapter 2. Biblical Materials: Exile and Return; Chapter 3. "Syncretistic" Materials; PART TWO the infancy narratives and the virgin birth; Chapter 4. An Unnatural Birth (Mt. 1,18-21 and CG V 78,6-17); Chapter 5. A Virgin Birth and a Persecuted Child (Mt. 1-2 and CG V 78,18-26); Chapter 6. The Magi in Bethlehem and the Queen of the South (Mt. 2,1-12 and CG V 78,27 -- 79,19).
Summary: Utilising parallels from the Apocalypse of Adam, this book re-examines Mt's infancy narratives in the light of the apocalyptic and mythological background to the virgin birth.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [211]-217) and index.

Introduction. From the Virgin Birth to the Gospel of Matthew; PART ONE the apocalypse of adam; Chapter 1. Adam's Apocalypse: CG V/5 as Testament and Jewish Revelation; Chapter 2. Biblical Materials: Exile and Return; Chapter 3. "Syncretistic" Materials; PART TWO the infancy narratives and the virgin birth; Chapter 4. An Unnatural Birth (Mt. 1,18-21 and CG V 78,6-17); Chapter 5. A Virgin Birth and a Persecuted Child (Mt. 1-2 and CG V 78,18-26); Chapter 6. The Magi in Bethlehem and the Queen of the South (Mt. 2,1-12 and CG V 78,27 -- 79,19).

Utilising parallels from the Apocalypse of Adam, this book re-examines Mt's infancy narratives in the light of the apocalyptic and mythological background to the virgin birth.

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