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Deuterocanonical And Cognate Literature. Yearbook 2007: The Concept Of Celestial Beings   Origins, Development And Reception Friedrich V. Reiterer

Deuterocanonical And Cognate Literature. Yearbook 2007: The Concept Of Celestial Beings Origins, Development And Reception

Friedrich V. Reiterer

Published December 17th 2007
ISBN : 9783110192940
Hardcover
714 pages
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In our present-day society a oeAngelsa are being talked about more frequently again. But where are the roots of these discourses to be found? How have they developed? The present volume focuses on important sources for the investigation of angelicMoreIn our present-day society a oeAngelsa are being talked about more frequently again. But where are the roots of these discourses to be found? How have they developed? The present volume focuses on important sources for the investigation of angelic images within the ancient Near East, Old Testament, early Judaism and early Christianity. Particular emphasis is given to deuterocanonical Old Testament writings. In addition, significant developments with regard to iconography and piety are examined within the fields of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.