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  • The Acts of Andrew (Chapters)

    The arrangement of this section is: Introduction The Acts of Andrew The Acts of Andrew and Matthias; the Acts of Peter and Andrew; the ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • The Acts of Andrew and Matthias; The Acts of Peter and Andrew; The Acts of Andrew and Paul (Chapters)

    The Acts of Andrew and Matthias among the Cannibals was at one time thought to have belonged to the original Acts of Andrew. This ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • The Acts of John (Chapters)

    In the East the earliest unambiguous patristic attestation to the Acts of John is in Eusebius ( HE 3. 25. 6 (Schwartz GCS 9.2, ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • The Acts of Paul (Chapters)

    Attestation Tertullian, de Baptismo 17 (ed. A. Reifferscheid and G. Wissowa, CSEL 20 (Prague, Vienna, Leipzig, 1890), p. 215, or ed. J. W. P. ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • The Acts of Peter (Chapters)

    The figure of Peter gave rise to much apocryphal literature. The Acts and Passion of Peter appear in various forms and in various languages. ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • The Acts of Thomas (Chapters)

    Ancient testimony to the existence of the Acts of Thomas is late and may be seen in Epiphanius, adv. Haer. 2. 47. 1 and ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • Agrapha (Chapters)

    This inappropriate word is used conventionally to refer to sayings of Jesus not found in the canonical Gospels. Collections of agrapha have included words ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • agrapha (A-Z entry)

    A Greek word (in the plural) for sayings of Jesus which are not written in the gospels or found sometimes only in inferior MSS ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • Ahasuerus (A-Z entry)

    Probably to be identified with Xerxes I ( 486 – 465 bce ), who is mentioned by the Greek historian Herodotus. As portrayed in ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

  • The Apocalypse of Abraham (Chapters)

    Both the pseudo-Athanasian Synopsis and the Stichometry of Nicephorus include ‘Abraham’ in their lists of apocryphal books; but whether they are referring to our ...

    Source: The Apocryphal Old Testament

  • The Apocalypse of Paul (Visio Pauli) (Chapters)

    Paul's description of his being caught up into Paradise (2 Cor 12) gave the cue for creating this Apocalypse which includes his vision of ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • The Apocalypse of Peter (Chapters)

    The existence of this apocalypse was known in antiquity. The Muratorian Fragment and the Stichometry of Nicephorus include it among their ‘disputed’ texts. The ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • The Apocalypse of Thomas (Chapters)

    The Gelasian Decree condemns the Revelation of Thomas, but knowledge of the text in modern times dates only from the beginning of the twentieth ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • The Apocrypha (Chapters)

    The Apocrypha as a Whole The existence of an ‘Apocrypha’ arises mainly from the presence in one or more of the earliest Greek biblical ...

    Source: The Oxford Illustrated History of the Bible

  • The Apocrypha (Chapters)

    Definition and History Apocrypha means ‘[books] hidden away’ and is the name given to those books found in the Old Testament of ancient Greek ...

    Source: The Oxford Illustrated History of the Bible

  • Apocrypha (A-Z entry)

    This entry consists of two articles dealing with books or parts of books not considered canonical by every community of faith, Jewish Apocrypha and ...

    Source: The Oxford Companion to the Bible

  • The Arabic Infancy Gospel (Chapters)

    This is another collection of material that has made use of the Protevangelium of James (= PJ) and Infancy Thomas. Chapters 1–10 are based ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • Arundel 404 (Liber de Infantia Salvatoris) (Chapters)

    This text (British Library Arundel 404) is one of two medieval Latin infancy gospels published originally by M. R. James, Latin Infancy Gospels (Cambridge, ...

    Source: The Apocryphal New Testament

  • Baruch (A-Z entry)

    The book is named for Baruch, the son of Neriah and scribe of the prophet Jeremiah ( see Jer 32:12 ; 36:4 ). The ...

    Source: The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Books of the Bible

  • 2 Baruch, 3 Baruch (A-Z entry)

    The Syriac Apocalypse of Baruch and the Greek Apocalypse of Baruch are translations of a pseudobiographical work probably written in Hebrew in the first ...

    Source: A Dictionary of the Bible

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