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Apocalypticism

Robert Walter Funk

Apocalypticism

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Published by Herder and Herder in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Theology -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes Bibliographical footnotes.

    StatementEdited by Robert W. Funk. With contributions by Hans Dieter Betz, Frank M. Cross, Gerhard Ebeling, David Noel Freedman,Ernst Fuchs, Robert W. Funk, Ernst Ka semann.
    SeriesJournal for theology and the church -- v. 6.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p.
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14126033M
    LC Control Number75077175


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Bart D. Ehrman is the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His fields of scholarly expertise include the historical Jesus, the early Christian apocrypha, the apostolic fathers, and the manuscript tradition of the New Testament.

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