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Introducing the Apocrypha

Message, Context, and Significance

by David Arthur Desilva

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Baker Academic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • O.T.,
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Bible - Apocrypha,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Religion,
  • O.T,
  • Bible,
  • Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - Old Testament,
  • Apocrypha,
  • Bible.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJames H. Charlwsworth (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages428
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7845536M
    ISBN 10080102319X
    ISBN 109780801023194

    Books shelved as apocrypha: The Book of Enoch by Enoch, The New Oxford Annotated Apocrypha: New Revised Standard Version by Anonymous, The Gospel of Juda. Aug 01,  · Introducing the Apocrypha by David A. deSilva (Baker Academic, $) and The Old Testament Apocrypha: An Introduction by Otto Kaiser (Hendrickson, $) are paperback books that offer complementary access to current understandings of the apocrypha or deuterocanonical literature.

    Introducing the Apocrypha: Message, Context, and Significance (English Edition) eBook: David A. deSilva, James Charlesworth: thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.com: Tienda KindleReviews: Aug 04,  · When Martin Luther translated the Bible, the great Reformer chose to include the Apocrypha but didn’t like it. He called these books apocryphal, that is, texts of dubious origin, and disqualified by their very nature from being part of the Holy Scriptures. This very fact serves as a proper introduction to those books called the Apocrypha. The Apocrypha is not the Word of God, and, thus, .

    Introducing the Apocrypha: Message, Context, and Significance and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.com After chapters on the value of the Apocrypha and their historical context, the volume presents chapters on each of the 16 books: Tobit ("better almsgiving with justice"), Judith ("hear me also, a widow"), Additions to Esther ("the aid of the all-seeing God and Savior"), and so forth. For each writing, deS.


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Mar 12,  · Introducing the Apocrypha: Message, Context, and Significance [David A. deSilva, James Charlesworth] on thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The status of the apocryphal (or deuterocanonical) books has been one of the longstanding areas of disagreement among various Christian traditions.

David deSilva suggests/5(21). Introducing the Apocrypha book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this accessible book, David deSilva introduces the Old /5. The second edition has been substantially revised and updated throughout to reflect the latest scholarship.

The book includes a foreword by James H. Charlesworth. Introducing the Apocrypha, 2nd edition: Message, Context, and Significance () by David A.

deSilva4/4(1). In Introducing the Apocrypha, David deSilva considers the controversial apocryphal texts of the Scriptures, revealing their significance for all sects of Christianity. For each text, he provides a thorough examination of its structure, contents, formative influences, date of composition, and other background details.

He also presents clear summations of each book’s themes and lessons. Feb 20,  · This comprehensive introduction to the Old Testament apocryphal books has become a standard authority on the topic. The new edition has been substantially revised and updated throughout to reflect the latest scholarship."David deSilva's Introducing the Apocrypha remains the best book in /5(46).

TO LECTORS: A guide for introducing each book of the Bible Please refer to this guide as you rehearse your reading for the week.

Book Lector’s Introduction The Apocrypha (Shown here are only the books in the Apocrypha which we occasionally come across in our daily or weekly. "David deSilva's Introducing the Apocrypha remains the best book in the field.

These important writings are placed in full context--historically, religiously, and literarily. Again and again deSilva shows how the books of the Apocrypha clarify important themes and traditions in the teaching of Jesus and in the literature of the early church. In the following sixteen chapters, deSilva gives you a nuanced understanding of each book of the Apocrypha.

For the second edition, chapters have been revised. The bibliography has been greatly expanded and is organized by topic and text/book, and the book is. Buy a cheap copy of Introducing the Apocrypha: Message, book by David A. deSilva. The status of the apocryphal (or deuterocanonical) books has been one of the longstanding areas of disagreement among various Christian traditions.

David deSilva Free shipping over $Cited by: In addition, they provide essential historical background for understanding the Judaism of Jesus’ day and the Jewish matrix of early thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.com explaining the value of studying the Apocrypha and surveying the historical context from which these writings emerged, deSilva proceeds through each book of the Apocrypha (as found in the NRSV)/5(2).

The first edition has been very well reviewed and widely adopted. It is the most substantial introduction to the Apocrypha available and has become a standard authority on the topic.

The second edition has been substantially revised and updated throughout to reflect the latest scholarship. The book includes a foreword by James H.

Charlesworth. Feb 20,  · "David deSilva's Introducing the Apocrypha remains the best book in the field. These important writings are placed in full context--historically, religiously, and literarily.

Again and again deSilva shows how the books of the Apocrypha clarify important themes and traditions in the teaching of Jesus and in the literature of the early church/5(21).

Lessons from the Apocrypha are regularly appointed to be read in the daily, Sunday, and special services of Morning and Evening Prayer. There are altogether such lessons in the latest revised American Prayer Book Lectionary [The books used are: II Esdras, Tobit, Wisdom, Ecclesiasticus, Baruch, Three Holy Children, and I Maccabees.].

David deSilva’s Introducing the Apocrypha remains the best book in the field. These important writings are placed in full context—historically, religiously, and literarily. Again and again deSilva shows how the books of the Apocrypha clarify important themes and traditions in the teaching of Jesus and in the literature of the early church.

E-BOOK EXCERPT. The Old Testament Apocrypha is the best-loved and most-studied body of literature left out of the Protestant Bible. Called "duetero-canonical" by Catholic Christians, these books shed invaluable light on the critical period of Jewish history taking place between the testaments.

"David deSilva's Introducing the Apocrypha remains the best book in the field. These important writings are placed in full context--historically, religiously, and literarily.

Again and again deSilva shows how the books of the Apocrypha clarify important themes and traditions in the teaching of Jesus and in the literature of the early church/5(21).

Feb 20,  · Introducing the Apocrypha: Message, Context, and Significance, Edition 2 - Ebook written by David A.

deSilva. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Introducing the Apocrypha: Message, Context, and Significance, Edition thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.com: David A.

Desilva. Nov 01,  · I'm becoming more interested in learning about the intertestamental books (from between the Old and New Testaments), so the other day I picked up David deSilva's Introducing the Apocrypha the other day in the library and read the introduction.

I found it [actually] pretty interesting. I grew up not reading, owning, not knowing much about the Apocryphal books. Jul 12,  · Introducing the Apocrypha: Message, Context, and Significance, Second Edition, David A.

deSilva (Foreword by James H. Charlesworth). Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, Summary: An introduction to the books of the Apocrypha, covering matters of content, authorship, date, setting, textual transmission, and theological themes and influence in both second temple and post-second temple.

Feb 20,  · David deSilva's book, Introducing the Apocrypha, begins with an excellent discussion of the value of the Apocrypha, and a good overview of the history and canonical status of these books in the Christian church. He emphasizes the importance of these books for all Christians, regardless of one's position concerning their thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.coms: 1.

Nov 05,  · Though the Apocrypha is not Scripture, many Protestants (including Luther, Calvin, and other Reformers) have found the collection useful historically, theologically, and spiritually.

Discerning readers of the Apocrypha gain a fuller understanding of first-century Judaism, including the messianic fervor that led, in part, to Jesus’s passion.Instead of dismissing or smearing the Christian Apocrypha, Burke shows how these texts can help us better understand early Christian communities and the canonical Bible.

Secret Scriptures Revealed: A New Introduction to the Christian Apocrypha () by Tony BurkePages: Because of its thoroughness and the quality of its scholarship, this book is destined to become and remain the standard introduction to the Apocrypha for many years to come."--Donald A.

Hagner, Fuller Theological Seminary"David deSilva's Introducing the Apocrypha effectively fills a serious gap in introductions to the Bible.