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The Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles

Harvard Divinity School Studies

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$26.50 • £23.95 • €24.95

ISBN 9780945454182

Publication Date: 03/01/1999


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The collection of essays succeeds in increasing our understanding of early Christianity in the diversity of its communities, but also in its unity… Teachers who would like to orient their students to the methodology of editing early Christian manuscripts, particularly the Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles, will find a prize in Bovon’s opening essay. Also, this collection should inspire others to follow Bovon’s example: turn a doctoral seminar into a publishing house.—D. Jeffrey Bingham, Journal of Early Christian Studies

The fact that the chief editor and main contributor [of this book] is one of the world masters in the study of what he prefers to call ‘early Christian apocryphal literature’ adds to [its] authority…this book can be warmly recommended as a valuable guide to a little known and little worked area of early Christian history, literature and doctrine.—Lionel North, Theological Book Review

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