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Author Ehrman, Bart D.

Title Forgery and counterforgery : the use of literary deceit in early Christian polemics / Bart D. Ehrman.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, c2013.


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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    270.1 EHR    Available
Description x, 628 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Forgers, critics, and deceived deceivers -- Terms and taxonomies -- Forgery in antiquity: aspects of the broader phenomenon -- Forgery in antiquity: motives, techniques, intentions, justifications, and criteria of detection -- Introduction to forgery and counterforgery in early Christian polemics -- Early Pauline forgeries dealing with eschatology -- Later forgeries dealing with eschatology -- Forgeries in support of Paul and his authority -- Forgeries in opposition to Paul and his message -- Anti-Jewish forgeries -- Forgeries involving church organization and leadership -- Forgeries involving debates over the flesh -- Forgeries arising from later theological controversies -- Apologetic forgeries -- Lies and deception in the cause of truth.
Subject Christian literature, Early -- History and criticism.
Literary forgeries and mystifications.
ISBN 9780199928033

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