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Fall of the Angels (Christoph Auffarth Loren T Stuckenbruck, Alexandra Wisniewski (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 2004) 9789004126688
Fall of the Angels (Christoph Auffarth Loren T Stuckenbruck, Alexandra Wisniewski (eds)) Hardcover Book, (Brill, 2004) 9789004126688
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Title: The Fall of the Angels

Author: Auffarth, Christoph Loren T Stuckenbruck, Alexandra Wisniewski (eds)

Publisher: Brill; Publication Date: 2004

Hardcover; ISBN: 9789004126688

Volumes: 1; Pages: x, 302

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The fall of the angels is one of the biblical narratives which, above all in the history of the bible's reception, have developed an extraordinary effect: In the biblical canon they appear just as hints (Gen. 6; Isaiah 14; Apocalypse 12). Little concern for the text as well as a tradition and reception not covered by the canon makes the narrative grow and change considerably, as well as freely negotiate in the popular media of iconography, liturgy and theatre. As a completed narrative the fall of the angels appears only in the literature of the apocalyptic movement. The so-called Henoch tradition provides revelations about the cosmos and the secrets of Heaven and Earth. Through this mystery our present world is coded as a battle between good and evil.ContentsAbbreviations Introduction The Nephilim were on the Earth: Genesis 6:1-4 and its Ancient Near Eastern Context Remember the Titans! The Downfall of Helel, the Son of Dawn: Aspects of Royal Ideology in Isa 14:12-13 The Origins of Evil in Jewish Apocalyptic Tradition: The Interpretation of Genesis 6:1-4 in the Second and Third Centuries B.C.E. The Down-throw of the Dragon in Revelation 12 and the Down-fall of God's Enemy The Demonic Demiurge in Gnostic Mythology Die Engelsturzmotive des Umm al-Kitab. Untersuchungen zur Tragerschaft eines synkretistischen Werkes der haretischen Schia Black Sabbath Masses: Fictitious Rituals and Real Inquisitions Angels on Earth and Forgers in Heaven: A Debate in the High Middle Ages Concerning Their Fall and Ascension Zur narrativen Plausibilitat des Bosen Das Bose, Systematische Uberlegungen im Horizont des christlichen Wirklichkeitsverstandnisses The Invisible Made Visible: Glimpses of an Iconography of the Fall of Angels List of illustrations Index of ancient texts
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