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Author Jonge, M. de (Marinus), 1925-

Title The life of Adam and Eve and related literature / Marinus de Jonge & Johannes Tromp
Published Sheffield, England : Academic Press, [1997]
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Description 1 online resource (104 pages)
Series Guides to Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha
Guides to Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha.
Contents The most recent editions and the contents of the different versions of the Life of Adam and Eve -- The relationships between the various versions and text-forms -- Constitutuve elements and main themes in the various versions of the Life of Adam and Eve -- Provenance and date -- Secondary Adam literature
Summary The Life of Adam and Eve once belonged to the most popular literature in the Christian world. Retelling the Genesis 3 story, it gives an elaborate description of Adam's death and his assumption to Paradise in the third heaven. His continued existence, as well as his future resurrection, are as much a paradigm for humanity as his transgression, condemnation and death. For a long time attention was focused on the Greek and Latin versions only. More recently, editions of Georgian and Armenian versions have become available, occupying a middle position between the Greek and the Latin. This new material now makes it necessary to sort out the relationships between no less than five clearly related but in many respects different documents. Taken together they present a complex but interesting mosaic of reflections on the human plight, inspired by the Genesis story
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 95-98) and indexes
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Subject Adam und Eva.
Life of Adam and Eve -- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Bible. A.T. Apocryphes Vie d'Adam et Ève -- Critique, interprétation, etc.
Life of Adam and Eve.
Vita Adam et Evae.
Leven van Adam en Eva (apocrief)
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Tromp, Johannes.
ISBN 0567341224