Using the Internet at Bible College (2)

Another instalment of academic sites of particualr interest to the postgraduate class.

§         THEME 1: Jewish and Christian Mysticism: Definitions

§         Theophaneia School: Jewish Roots of Eastern Christian Mysticism

§         Early Jewish and Christian Mysticism. A Collage of Working Definitions (April D. DeConick, Daphna Arbel, Cameron Afzal, James R. Davila, Celia Deutsch, Charles A. Gieschen, Alexander Golitzin, Alon Goshen-Gottstein, Andrea Lieber, Dan Merkur, Philip B. Munoa III, Christopher Rowland, Alan F. Segal, Elliot Wolfson). pdf

§         What is Early Jewish and Christian Mysticism? (April D. DeConick) pdf

§         Spirituality: Eastern Christian (Alexander Golitzin).

§         Liturgy and Mysticism: The Experience of God in Eastern Orthodox Christianity. Part I (Alexander Golitzin). pdf

§         Liturgy and Mysticism: The Experience of God in Eastern Orthodox Christianity. Part II (Alexander Golitzin). pdf

§         THEME 2: Aphrahat

§         The Place of the Presence of God: Aphrahat of Persia’s Portrait of the Christian Holy Man (Alexander Golitzin).

§         Mystical Themes in Aphrahat (Alexander Golitzin).

§         THEME 3: The Macarian Homilies

§         Paradigms of the Transformational Vision in the Macarian Homilies (Andrei Orlov, Alexander Golitzin).

§         A Testimony to Christianity as Transfiguration: The Macarian Homilies and Orthodox Spirituality (Alexander Golitzin).

§         First Oxford Lecture on the Development of Christology (Crispin H.T. Fletcher-Louis).

§         Narrative Christologies: The Transfiguration and Post-Resurrection Stories (Crispin H.T. Fletcher-Louis).

§         THEME 4: Evagrius of Pontus

§         Created and Renewed after the Image of God. About the Biblical-Theological and Sacramental Foundations of Evagrian Mysticism (Gabriël Bunge).

§         THEME 5: Ephrem the Syrian

§         The Fall of Satan in the Thought of St. Ephrem and John Milton (Gary A. Anderson).

§         Syriac Additions to Anderson: the Garden of Eden in the Book of Steps and Philoxenus of Mabbug (Robert A. Kitchen).

§         THEME 6: Isaac of Nineveh

§         St. Isaac of Nineveh and Syrian Mysticism (Hilarion Alfeyev).

§         Incarnation of the Word and Deification of Man According to St. Isaac of Nineveh (Hilarion Alfeev).

§         “The Spiritual World of Isaac the Syrian” by Hilarion Alfeev (Alexander Golitzin).

§         THEME 7: Corpus Dionysiacum

§         Dionysius Areopagita: A Christian Mysticism? (Alexander Golitzin).

§         “Suddenly”, Christ: The Place of Negative Theology in the Mystagogy of Dionysius Areopagites (Alexander Golitzin).

§         Revisiting the “Sudden”: Epistle III in the Corpus Dionysiacum (Alexander Golitzin). pdf

§         Dionysius Areopagites in the Works of Saint Gregory Palamas: On the Question of a “Christological Corrective” and Related Matters (Alexander Golitzin).

§         THEME 8: Jacob of Serug

§         The Image and Glory of God in Jacob of Serug’s Homily: “On that Chariot that Ezekiel the Prophet Saw” (Alexander Golitzin).

§         An Epiphany of Mystical Symbols: Jacob of Sarug’s Memra 109 on Abraham and His Types (Richard E. McCarron).

§         THEME 9: Mar Narsai

§         God Wrapped in the Body: Christology of Mar Narsai (Nikolai Seleznyov). In Russian pdf

§         THEME 10: Anthropomorphism in Rabbinic and Eastern Christian Sources

§         Metatron as God’s Shiur Qomah (Andrei Orlov).

§         The Hand of God: A Chapter in Rabbinic Anthropomorphism (Meir Bar-Ilan).

§         Tselem: Towards an Anthropopathic Theology of Image (David R. Blumenthal).

§         Physical and Metaphysical Measurements Ordained by God (Menahem Kister).

§         The Vision of God and Form of Glory (Alexander Golitzin).

§         The Visible Christ and the Invisible Trinity (Michel René Barnes).pdf

§         The Body of Christ: Saint Symeon the New Theologian on Spiritual Life and the Hierarchical Church (Alexander Golitzin).

§         “The Demons Suggest an Illusion of God’s Glory in a Form”: Controversy over the Divine Body and Vision of Glory in Some Late Fourth, Early Fifth Century Monastic Literature (Alexander Golitzin). pdf

§         THEME 11: Baptismal Traditions

§         Baptismal Praxis in the Book of Revelation (Charles A. Gieschen). pdf

§         The Baptismal Anointings According to the Anonymous Expositio Officiorum (Sebastian Brock).

§         THEME 12: Garments of Light

§         The Transfiguration, Cosmic Symbolism and the Transformation of Consciousness in the Gospel of Mark (David Ulansey).

§         THEME 13: Prayer

§         Angelic Liturgy -Why? (Rachel Elior).

§         The Qedushah: Who is Greater – Israel or the Angels? (Reuven Kimelman).

§         Studies in Jewish Prayer (Tzvee Zahavy).

§         Motivation for Communal Prayer in the Dead Sea Scrolls and Early Judaism (Daniel Falk).

§         1Q/4QMysteries, 4QInstruction and the Roots of the Rosh Hashanah Liturgy (Torleif Elgvin).

§         Aprotropaic Prayers From The Second Temple Period (Esther Eshel).

§         A Second Temple Non-Temple Liturgy (Joseph Tabory).

§         A Temple Prayer for Fast Days (David Levine).

§         The Use and Function of Psalms from Qumran: Revisiting the Question (Eileen Schuller).

§         The Second Temple Period, Qumran Research and Rabbinic Liturgy: Some Contextual and Linguistic Comparisons (Stefan Reif).

§         Prayer in St. Isaac of Nineveh (Hilarion Alfeyev).

§         Communal Prayer at Qumran and among the Rabbis: Certainties and Uncertainties (Richard Sarason).

§         Prayer of the Heart in Hesychasm and in the Hekhalot Writings (Alexander Golitzin).

§         Qumran Laments and the Study of Lament Literature (Adele Berlin).

§         Human and Angelic Prayer in Light of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Esther Chazon).

§         THEME 14: Jewish Temple Traditions and Christan Liturgy

§         Enoch as the Heavenly Priest (Andrei Orlov).

§         The Temple Roots of the Liturgy (Margaret Barker).

§         Beyond the Veil of the Temple. The High Priestly Origin in the Apocalypses (Margaret Barker).

§         Parousia and Liturgy (Margaret Barker).

§         Atonement: The Rite of Healing (Margaret Barker).

§         Where Shall Wisdom Be Found? (Job 28.12) (Margaret Barker).

§         Priestly and Liturgical Roles of Metatron (Andrei Orlov)

§         Rachel Elior’s New Book “The Temple and Chariot, Priests and Angels, Sanctuary and Heavenly Sanctuaries in Early Jewish Mysticism” (Joseph Dan).

§         The Three Temples: On the Emergence of Jewish Mysticism in Late Antiquity (Rachel Elior).

§         The Temple and Chariot, Priests and Angels, Sanctuary and Heavenly Sanctuaries in Early Jewish Mysticism (Rachel Elior).

§         Temple and Righteousness in Qumran and Early Christianity (Eyal Regev).

§         A Second Temple Non-Temple Liturgy (Joseph Tabory).

§         Metatron as the Prince of the Presence (Andrei Orlov).

§         Towards a Theology of the Tabernacle and Its Furniture (Gary Anderson). pdf

§         The Imagery of Angelic Praise and Heavenly Topography in the Syriac Testament of Our Lord (Grant S. White). pdf

§         The Cosmology of P and Theological Anthropology in the Wisdom of Jesus ben Sira. Part I (Crispin H.T. Fletcher-Louis). pdf

§         The Cosmology of P and Theological Anthropology in the Wisdom of Jesus ben Sira. Part II (Crispin H.T. Fletcher-Louis). pdf

§         The Heavenly Veil Torn: Mark’s Cosmic “Inclusio” (David Ulansey).

§         Zur Beziehung der Liturgien in Judentum und Christentum (Franz D. Hubman).

§         Jesus and the High Priest (Crispin H.T. Fletcher-Louis). pdf

§         THEME 15: The Pseudepigrapha and the Transmission of Jewish Texts and Traditions in Eastern Christian Environment

§         Christian Transmission of Greek Jewish Scriptures: A Methodological Probe (Robert Kraft).

§         The Pseudepigrapha in Christianity (Robert Kraft).

§         Pseudepigrapha and Group Formation in Second Temple Judaism (John J. Collins).

§         The Pseudepigrapha and Christianity, Revisited: Setting the Stage and Framing Some Central Questions (Robert Kraft).

§         Christianization of Jewish Sources Revisited: Issues of Method (Robert Kraft).

§         Jewish Pseudepigrapha and Christian Apocrypha: (How) Can We Tell Them Apart (James R. Davila).

§         Scripture and Canon in Jewish Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha (Robert Kraft).

§         (How) Can We Tell if a Pseudepigraphon Has Been Translated from Hebrew or Aramaic? (James R. Davila).

§         Reflections on Jewish Apocryphal and Pseudepigraphal Survivals (John C. Reeves).

§         Methodological Reflections on the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha (James R. Davila).

§         Pseudepigraphy at Qumran: Categories and Functions (Moshe J. Bernstein).

§         The Temple Scroll and the Halakhic Pseudepigrapha of the Second Temple Period (Lawrence H. Schiffman).

§         Pseudepigrapha in Rabbinic Literature (Mark Bregman).

§         Qumran Pseudepigrapha in Early Christianity (Benjamin G. Wright).

§         Jewish-Christian Relations (Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins).

§         Ritual in the Jewish Pseudepigrapha (James R. Davila).

§         The Face as the Heavenly Counterpart of the Visionary in the Slavonic Ladder of Jacob (Andrei Orlov). pdf

§         “Earthly Angels and Heavenly Men”: The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha, Nicetas Stethatos, and “Interiorized Apocalyptic” (Alexander Golitzin).

§         Making the Inside like the Outside: Toward a Monastic Sitz im Leben for the Syriac Apocalypse of Daniel (Alexander Golitzin).

§         “Without Measure and Without Analogy?” Shicur Qomah Tradition in 2 (Slavonic) Enoch (Andrei Orlov). pdf

§         THEME 16: Adamic Traditions in Jewish and Syrian Christian Writings

§         On the Polemical Nature of 2 (Slavonic) Enoch: A Reply to C. Böttrich (Andrei Orlov) pdf

§         The Life of Adam and Eve: Introduction and Problems of the Text (Gary A. Anderson and Michael E. Stone).

§         Recovering the Glory of Adam: Selected Themes from the Dead Sea Scrolls Present in the Macarian Homilies and Other Christian Ascetic Writings of Fourth-Century Syro-Mesopotamia (Alexander Golitzin).

§         Paradise Lost (Margaret Barker).

§         Vested with Adam’s Glory: Moses as the Luminous Counterpart of Adam in the DSS and in the Macarian Homilies (Andrei Orlov). pdf

§         Adam and Eve Archive (Gary A. Anderson and Michael E. Stone).

§         Adam, Eve, and Seth: Pneumatological Reflections on an Unusual Image (Alexander Golitzin).

§         Resurrection of Adam’s Body: The Redeeming Role of Enoch-Metatron in 2 (Slavonic) Enoch (Andrei Orlov).

§         THEME 17: Noachic Traditions in Jewish and Eastern Christian Environments

§         Noah’s Younger Brother Revisited: Anti-Noachic Polemics and the Date of 2 (Slavonic) Enoch (Andrei Orlov).  pdf

§         The Axis of History at Qumran (Michael E. Stone).

§         Patriarchs Who Worry About Their Wives: A Haggadic Tendency in the Genesis Apocryphon (George W.E. Nickelsburg).

§         Qumran and the Book of Noah (Cana Werman).

§         “Noah’s Younger Brother”: The Anti-Noachic Polemics in 2 Enoch (Andrei Orlov).

§         The Flooded Arboretums: The Garden Traditions in the Slavonic Version of 3 Baruch and the Book of Giants (Andrei Orlov). pdf

§         THEME 18: Enochic Traditions in Jewish and Eastern Christian Environments

§         Enoch as the Expert in Secrets (Andrei Orlov).

§         Enoch as the Mediator (Andrei Orlov).

§         Enoch as the Scribe (Andrei Orlov).

§         The Enoch Literature (James C. VanderKam).

§         Enoch as a Divine Mediator (James R. Davila).

§         Enoch as Precursor (David W. Suter).

§         Sefer cUzza Wa-cAza(z)el: Exploring Early Jewish Mythologies of Evil (John C. Reeves).

§         Enoch and Written Authorities in Testament of the 12 Patriarchs (Robert Kraft).

§         The Greek Fragments of Enoch from Qumran Cave 7 (Ernest A. Muro, Jr.).

§         Seven Greek Fragments of the Epistle of Enoch (1 Enoch 100, 103, and 105) from Qumran Cave 7 (=7QEngr) (Emile Puech).

§         The Recovery of the Enochic Library: Intertextuality in Near Eastern Religious Traditions (John C. Reeves).

§         Was the Goat for Azazel destined for the Wrath of God? (Jacqueline C.R. De Roo).

§         The Flowing Stream (John C. Reeves).

§         Ex 33 on God’s Face: A Lesson from the Enochic Tradition (Andrei Orlov).

§         Titles of Enoch-Metatron in 2 (Slavonic) Enoch (Andrei Orlov).

§         The Origin of the Name “Metatron” and the Text of 2 (Slavonic Apocalypse of) Enoch (Andrei Orlov).

§         The Enoch-Metatron Tradition (Andrei Orlov).

§         THEME 19: Melchizedek Tradition in Jewish and Eastern Christian Environments

§         Melchizedek in the MT, LXX, and the NT (Joseph A. Fitzmyer).

§         Las tradiciones sobre Melquisedec en los manuscritos de Qumrán (Florentino García Martínez).

§         Melchizedek: Gen 14, 17-20 in the Targums, in Rabbinic and Early Christian Literature (Martin McNamara).

§         The Heir of Righteousness and the King of Righteousness (Andrei Orlov) pdf

§         Melchizedek, Michael, and War in Heaven (James R. Davila).

§         Melchizedek: A Model of Union of Kingship and Priesthood (Israel Knohl).

§         Melchizedek as a Divine Mediator (James R. Davila).

§         Melchizedek Legend of 2 (Slavonic) Enoch (Andrei Orlov).

§         THEME 20: Josephus’ Texts and Traditions in Eastern Christian Environment

§         New Resources for the Study of Josephus (Joseph Sievers). pdf

§         What Josephus Says about the Essenes in His Judean War. Part I (Steve Mason).

§         What Josephus Says about the Essenes in His Judean War. Part II (Steve Mason).

§         A Synopsis of Portions of War, Antiquities, and 1-2 Maccabees: Problems and Results (Joseph Sievers). pdf

§         Rearrangement of Pentateuchal Material in Josephus’ Antiquities, Books 1-4 (Louis H. Feldman).

§         Jewish Features in the “Slavonic” War of Josephus (Étienne Nodet). pdf

§         “Two Tablets” Traditions from the Book of Giants to Palaea Historica (Andrei Orlov).

§         THEME 21: Divine Mediators Figures: Jewish and Christian Traditions

§         Metatron as the Mediator (Andrei Orlov).

§         Moses’ Heavenly Counterpart in the Book of Jubilees and the Exagoge of Ezekiel the Tragedian (Andrei Orlov). pdf

§         Celestial Choirmaster: The Liturgical Role of Enoch-Metatron in 2 Enoch and the Merkabah Tradition (Andrei Orlov). pdf

§         Some Observations about Paul and Intermediaries (Alan F. Segal).

§         What Do We Mean by “First-Century Jewish Monotheism”? (Larry W. Hurtado).

§         Veni Creator Spiritus (Michel Rene Barnes). pdf

§         Moses as Heavenly Messenger in As. Mos and Qumran Documents (Jan Willem Van-Henten)

§         Metatron as the Youth (Andrei Orlov)

§         Beholders of Divine Secrets: Mysticism and Myth in the Hekhalot and Merkavah Literature (Daphna Arbel).

§         Metatron as the Prince of the World (Andrei Orlov).

§         The High Priest as Divine Mediator in the Hebrew Bible: Dan 7:13 as a Test Case. Part I (Crispin H.T. Fletcher-Louis). pdf

§         The High Priest as Divine Mediator in the Hebrew Bible: Dan 7:13 as a Test Case. Part II (Crispin H.T. Fletcher-Louis). pdf

§         Early Christian Binitarianism: The Father and the Holy Spirit (Michel René Barnes).pdf

§         Paul’s Christology of Divine Identity (Richard Bauckham). pdf

§         Was There a “Messiah-Joshua” Tradition at the Turn of the Era? (Robert Kraft).

§         A Messiah in Heaven? A Re-evaluation of Jewish and Christian Apocalyptic Traditions (Cana Werman).

§         A Methodology for Studying Divine Mediators (James R.Davila).

§         Metatron as the Deity: Lesser YHWH (Andrei Orlov)

§         The Son of Man (Crispin H.T. Fletcher-Louis).

§         In Praise of Michael the Archangel (Robert Kraft).

§         God’s Right-Hand Man: A Comparative Study of Jesus Christ and Metatron (Jennifer E. Terry). pdf

§         How do the Mediators Figures Illuminate Origins of Worship of Jesus? (James R. Davila).

§         THEME 22: Transmission of Jewish Traditions in Christian Environment

§         Septuagint/Old Greek (Robert Kraft).

§         Lectionary (Dale A. Johnson).

§         Lectionaries.

§         East Syrian and Armenian Lectionaries (Kevin P. Edgecomb).

§         Prophetologion.

§         “The Old Testament of the Early Church” Revisited (Albert C. Sundberg, Jr.).

§         Early Jewish and Christian Scriptural Artifacts: Continuities, Discontinuities, and Social Significance (Robert Kraft).

§         Contrasting Uses of the Greek Bible: Hellenistic-Jewish Literature and the New Testament (Tessa Rajak).

§         The Gospel of John and the Dead Sea Scrolls (Harold Attridge).

§         The Multiform Jewish Heritage of Early Christianity (Robert Kraft).

§         Loose Canons. Reflections on the Formation of the Hebrew Bible (Philip R. Davies).

§         The Weighing of the Parts: Pivots and Pitfalls in the Study of Early Judaisms and their Early Christian Offspring (Robert Kraft).

§         From Jewish Scribes to Christian Scriptoria?: Issues of Continuity and Discontinuity in their Greek Literary Worlds (Robert Kraft).

§         L’Ancien Testament dans l’ecclésiologie des Pères. (J. G. Mueller).

§         Rethinking the Concept of “Bible”: Some Theses and Proposals (James E. Bowley and John C. Reeves). pdf

§         THEME 23: Instruction, Initiation, and Special Knowledge: Jewish and Christian Traditions

§         Metatron as the Expert in Secrets (Andrei Orlov)

§         The Heirs of the Enochic Lore: “Men of Faith” in 2 Enoch 35:2 and Sefer Hekhalot 48D:10 (Andrei Orlov). pdf

§         The Angel Story in the Book of Jubilees (James C. VanderKam).

§         The Sources of Knowledge in Qumran and in Rabbinic Literature: A Study of the Evolution of a Metaphor (Paul Mandel).

§         Wisdom and Instruction in Ben Sira and 1 Enoch (Benjamin G. Wright). pdf

§         The Nature and Function of Revelation in 1 Enoch, Jubilees and Some Qumranic Documents (George W.E. Nickelsburg).

§         The Judaism(s) of the Damascus Document (Philip R. Davies).

§         Metatron as Sar Torah (Andrei Orlov).

§         Astral Knowledge and the Authority of the General in Greco-Roman military Manuals: Analogies to the Role of the Maskil in the DSS (Yonder Moynihan Gillihan). pdf

§         The Status of the Torah in the Pre-Sinaitic Period: St. Paul’s Epistle to the Romans (Gary A. Anderson).

§         Revealed Wisdom: From the Bible to Qumran (Alexander Rofe).

§         Metatron as the Scribe (Andrei Orlov)

§         Ancient School Activity in Alexandria and Rome (Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins).

§         Wisdom, Apocalypticism, and the Pedagogical Ethos of 4QInstruction (Matthew Goff). pdf

§         Study, Ritual and Mystical Experience: Philo’s De Vita Contemplativa (Celia Deutsch).

§         Philo of Alexandria in Relation to Ancient “School Tradition” Speculation (Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins).

§         Practicing the Presence of God in John: Ritual Use of Scripture and the Eidos Theou in John 5:37 (Jonathan A. Draper). pdf

§         Secrets of Creation in 2 (Slavonic) Enoch (Andrei Orlov).

§         The Secret Tradition. Part I (Margaret Barker).

§         The Secret Tradition. Part II (Margaret Barker).

§         Staretz as an Angelus Interpres (Alexander Golitzin).

§         The Sar Torah Tradition in 2 (Slavonic) Enoch (Andrei Orlov).

§         THEME 24: Ascent to Heaven in Jewish and Christian Mysticism

§         Ascent to Heaven: Nicetas Stethatos, the Liturgies of Heaven and of the Heart, and Elements from the Old Testament Pseudepigrapha (Alexander Golitzin).

§         Heavenly Ascent in Graeco-Roman Piety (Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins).

§         The Exegete Goes to Heaven: How Visionaries Read Visions (Christopher R.A. Morray-Jones).

§         Stages of Ascension in Hermetic Rebirth (Dan Merkur).

§         Myth and Mysticism in Early Jewish Literature (Daphna Arbel).

§         The Figure of Rabbi Ishmael in the Hekhalot Literature and in Jewish Martyrology as Competing Models of Heavenly Ascent (Ra’anan Abusch).

§         The Mystical Understanding in the Ascension of Isaiah (Jonathan Knight).

§         Four More Entered Paradise: A Panel Discussion (David J. Halperin).

§         Heavenly Ascent and Incarnational Presence A Revisionist Reading of the Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice (Crispin H.T. Fletcher-Louis). pdf

§         Two Powers and Early Jewish and Christian Monotheism (James McGrath with Jerry Truex).

§         The Descent of Christ into Hades in Eastern and Western Theological Traditions (Hilarion Alfeyev).

§         Ascent to Heaven in Antiquity (James D. Tabor).

§         Apocalyptic Thought in Early Christianity (Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins).

§         THEME 25: Jewish, Pagan, and Christian Magic

§         The Demons of Magic (Morton Smith).

§         The Etymology of the Name “Metatron” (Andrei Orlov).

§         The Hekhalot Literature and Shamanism (James R. Davila).

§         Excerpts from “Ritual Practices to Gain Power” (Rebecca Lesses).

§         Amulets and Angels: Visionary Experience in the Testament of Job and the Hekhalot Literature (Rebecca Lesses). pdf

§         Ancient Jewish Bibliomancy (Pieter W. van der Horst)

§         Christianization and the Transformation of Local Deities (Frank Trombley).

§         Powers, Watchers, and Angels: The Paradox of Manichaen Magic (David A. Utz).

§         Witches in the Bible and in the Talmud (Meir Bar-Ilan).

§         Overview of the Study of Angels and Demons (David Frankfurter).

§         Ancient Magic (The Prayer of Jacob) (James R. Davila).

§         Demonology in the Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament (Hermann Lichtenberger).

§         The Experience of Demons (and Angels) in 1 Enoch, Jubilees, and the Book of Tobit (George W.E. Nickelsburg).

§         The “Culture-Hero” Abraham: Ant. 1.154-68 and the Greco-Roman Discourse about Astrology/Astronomy (Annette Yoshiko Reed). pdf

§         Ancient Jewish Astrology: An Attempt to Interpret 4QCryptic (4Q186) (Francis Schmidt).

§         Magic: the Phenomenon and the Issue in the Graeco-Roman World (Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins).

§         THEME 26: Jewish Traditions and Heterodox Christian Varieties

§         The New Testament Apocrypha (Richard Bauckham).

§         The Development of the Concept of “Orthodoxy” in Early Christianity (Robert Kraft).

§         In Search of “Jewish Christianity” and Its “Theology”: Problems of Definition and Methodology (Robert Kraft).

§         Shades of Light and Darkness (John C. Reeves).

§         Creation: Images Old and New (Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins).

§         Special People or Special Books? On Qumran and New Testament Notions of Canon (Daniel Schwartz).

§         The Codex and Canon Consciousness (Robert Kraft).

§         The DSS and the Apostolic Fathers, with Some Observations on Other Early Christian Literature Apart from the NT (Robert Kraft).

§         “Orthodoxy” and “Heresy” in Early Christianity (Philadelphia Seminar on Christian Origins).

§         Orthodoxy and Heresy in Earliest Christianity (Walter Bauer).

§         THEME 27: Sapiential Traditions

§         Priestly Sages? The Milieus of Origin of 4QMysteries and 4QInstruction (Torleif Elgvin).

§         Revealed Wisdom: From the Bible to Qumran (Alexander Rofe).

§         The Categories of Rich and Poor in the Qumran Sapiential Literature (Benjamin Wright).

§         The Eschatologizing of Wisdom in the Dead Sea Scrolls (John J. Collins).

§         THEME 28: Some Issues of the Origins and the Nature of Eastern Christian Mysticism and its Connections with the Greek and Jewish Mystical Traditions

§         Theology and Mysticism in the Tradition of the Eastern Church (Vladimir Lossky).

§         The Church of the East and Its Theology (Nikolai Seleznyov). pdf

§         Theology in the Thirteenth Century: Methodological Contrasts (John Meyendorff).

§         L’esychia ovvero la tranquillità interiore ed esteriore (Kallistos Ware).

§         Theology and Mysticism in St. Gregory Nazianzen (Hilarion Alfeyev).

§         St Gregory Palamas and the Tradition of the Fathers (Georges Florovsky).

§         The Teaching of Gregory Palamas on Man (Panayiotis Christou).

§         Theophany as Light: A Background of Clement of Alexandria’s Interpretation of the “Day” Abraham Was to See (Arkadi Choufrine). pdf

§         Hierarchy Versus Anarchy? Dionysius Areopagita, Symeon the New Theologian, Nicetas Stethatos, and Their Common Roots in Ascetical Tradition (Alexander Golitzin). pdf

§         “A Contemplative and A Liturgist”: Father Georges Florovsky on the Corpus Dionysiacum. Part I (Alexander Golitzin). pdf

§         “A Contemplative and A Liturgist”: Father Georges Florovsky on the Corpus Dionysiacum. Part II (Alexander Golitzin). pdf

§         Scriptural Images of the Church: An Eastern Orthodox Reflection (Alexander Golitzin).

§         “Essence” et “Energies” de Dieu selon St. Gregoire de Nysse (Elias D. Moutsoulas).

§         Notes on the Palamite Controversy and Related Topics. Part I (John S. Romanides).

§         Notes on the Palamite Controversy and Related Topics. Part II (John S. Romanides).

§         THEME 29: Late Jewish Mysticism

§         Hiérarchie des anges et hiérarchie sociale (Charles Mopsik).

§         A propos d’une polémique récente concernant l’oeuvre de G. Scholem. Considérations méthodologiques et réflexions sur la féminité de la Chekhina dans la cabale (Charles Mopsik).

§         Feminine Divine in Early Jewish Mysticism.

§         Métaphores et pratiques sexuelles dans la cabale (Moshe Idel).

§         Pardes: The Quest for Spiritual Paradise in Judaism (Moshe Idel).

§         Défense et illustration de la cabale: Le philosophe et le cabaliste de Moïse Hayyim Luzzatto (Joëlle Hansel)

§         Each Man Ate an Angel’s Meal: Eating and Embodiment in the Zohar (Joel Hecker).

§         “God’s Need for the Commandments” in Medieval Kabbalah (Morris M. Faierstein).

§         Maimonides: Prayer, Worship, and Mysticism (David R. Blumenthal).

§         Croyance et attributs essentiels dans la theologie medievale et moderne (David R. Blumenthal).

§         Genèse 1:26-27 : l’Image de Dieu, le couple humain et le statut de la femme chez les premiers cabalistes (Charles Mopsik)

§         Observations sur l’oeuvre de Gershom Scholem (Charles Mopsik et Eric Smilevitch).

§         Philosophic Mysticism: The Ultimate Goal of Medieval Judaism (David R. Blumenthal).


·         Bibliographies in the Slavonic Pseudepigrapha Project

·         Introductory Readings for the Study of Judaism in the Greco-Roman Period (IOUDAIOS-L)

·         Bibliographies (The Dinur Center)

·         Bibliographies on the Net (Saundra Lipton).

·         Bibliographical Resources on Ancient Near Eastern Studies (Okeanos)

·         Select Bibliography for the Study of the Ancient Near East

·         Select Bibliography on the History of Ancient Israel and Judah (Victor Matthews)

·         Reading List for Ancient Jewish History (The Dinur Center)

·         Bibliography on the Hellenistic and Roman Periods in the Near East (Wm. Clay Poe)

·         Judaica Bibliography (Mark A.Christian)

·         Hebrew Bible Bibliography (Mark A.Christian)

·         Genesis Bibliography (Victor Matthews)

·         Septuagint Studies Bibliography (Joel Kalvesmaki)

·         Orion Dead Sea Scrolls Bibliography

·         Ben-Sira Bibliography (Franz Böhmisch)

·         The Josephus-Bibliography (Institutum Judaicum Delitzschianum)

·         Bibliography on the “Slavonic Josephus” (Andrei Orlov)

·         Old Testament Pseudepigrapha (James R. Davila)

·         Bibliography on Jewish Pseudepigrapha (Meir Bar-Illan)

·         Bibliography on Jewish and Christian Pseudepigrapha (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on 1 (Ethiopic) Enoch (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on 2 (Slavonic) Enoch (Andrei Orlov)

·         Bibliography on the Book of Jubilees (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on the Apocalypse of Abraham (Andrei Orlov)

·         Bibliography on the Ladder of Jacob (Andrei Orlov)

·         Bibliography on the Life of Adam and Eve (Gary A. Anderson and Michael E. Stone)

·         Bibliography on the Primary Adam Books (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on the Slavonic Life of Adam and Eve (Andrei Orlov)

·         Bibliography on the Apocalypse of Adam (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on Martyrdom and Ascension of Isaiah (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on the Slavonic “Vision of Isaiah” (Andrei Orlov)

·         Bibliography on the Syriac Apocalypse of Baruch (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on the Greek Apocalypse of Baruch (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on the Slavonic Version of 3 Baruch (Andrei Orlov)

·         Bibliography on Joseph and Aseneth (Thomas Knittel)

·         Joseph & Aseneth Bibliography (Mark Goodacre)

·         Bibliography on the Assumption of Moses (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on the Testament of Abraham (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on the Testament of Adam (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on 4 Ezra (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on the Letter of Aristeas (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on the Apocalypse of Elijah (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on the Apocalypse of Zephaniah (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on the Paraleipomena of Jeremiah (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on Pseudo-Philo (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on the Psalms of Solomon (Thomas Knittel)

·         Bibliography on Sibylline Oracles (Thomas Knittel)

·         Michael E. Stone’s Works on Jewish Pseudepigrapha

·         The Enochic Library: Preliminary Bibliography (John C. Reeves)

·         Bibliography on Jewish Sectarianism (Meir Bar Ilan)

·         Jewish Magic Bibliography (Alex Jasen and Scott Noegel)

·         Bibliography of Jewish Magic in Antiquity (Meir Bar Ilan)

·         Magic Bibliographies and Resources (John-Gabriel Bodard)

·         Magie dans l’antiquité gréco-romaine

·         Bibliography on Jewish Astrology (Lester Ness)

·         Bibliography on Jewish Prayer (Tzvee Zahavy)

·         Select Bibliography on the Second Temple Synagogue (Donald D. Binfer)

·         Bibliography on Jewish Temple Traditions (Rebecca Luft)

·         Bibliography on Targumim (Alex Jassen and Joe Angel)

·         Aramaic Bibliography

·         Bibliography on Targumic and Cognate Studies

·         Midrash Bibliography

·         Bibliography of the Talmud

·         Guide to the Midrashim (Michael E. Stone and K. William Whitney, Jr.)

·         Bibliography for Research in Rabbinic Judaism (Eliezer Segal)

·         Basic Bibliography of the Genizah Collection

·         Bibliography on Hekhalot Literature (Meir Bar-Ilan)

·         Hekhalot Literature in English (Don Karr) pdf

·         Bibliography on Divine Mediators (James R. Davila)

·         Peter Schäfer’s Works on Hekhalot Tradition (1970-1996)

·         Metatron Bibliography (Meir Bar-Ilan)

·         Lilith Bibliography

·         Sefer Yetzirah Bibliography (Scott J. Thompson)

·         Bibliography on Medieval Jewish Mysticism (Journal des Études de la Cabale)

·         Joseph Dan’s Works on Jewish Mysticism

·         Selected Bibliography on Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism (Eliezer Segal)

·         Bibliography on Monsters and Fabulous Creatures in Jewish Folklore (Meir Bar Ilan)

·         Bibliography of Exorcism by Jews (Meir Bar Ilan)

·         Bibliography of Khazar Studies (Kevin Alan Brook).

·         Rambi: Index of Articles on Jewish Studies

·         Hebrew University Bibliographic Search

·         Search the Jewish Theological Seminary Library

·         BiBIL: Bibliographie biblique informatisée de Lausanne

·         BILDI: Bibelwissenschaftliche Literaturdokumentation Innsbruck

·         New Testament Mysticism Project Seminar

·         THEOLDI: Documentation of Theological and Interdisciplinary Literature (School of Theology at University of Innsbruck)

·         Louis Ginzberg’s “The Legends of the Jews” On Line (Philologos).

·         Journal Abbreviations

·         Ancient Abbreviations

·         Bibliography of Byzantine Sources and Editions (Paul Halsall)

·         Bibliography for Late Antiquity

·         Bibliography on Eastern Orthodox Mysticism and Spirituality (Alexander Golitzin)

·         Cursory Bibliography on Martyrdom (Alexander Golitzin)

·         Bibliography on Anthony and the Desert Fathers (William Harmless)

·         Bibliography on the Eucharist in the East (William Harmless)

·         Bibliography on Christian Initiation (William Harmless) pdf

·         Bibliography on Christian Mysticism and Spirituality (William Harmless)

·         Bibliography on Early Egyptian Monasticism

·         Bibliography on Spirituality in the Early Church (William Harmless)

·         Bibliography on Gregory of Nyssa

·         Bibliography on Evagrius of Pontus (Joel Kalvesmaki)

·         Pubblicazioni recenti su Origene e la tradizione alessandrina

·         Bibliografia sull’esicasmo e la preghiera del cuore

·         Bibliography on Gnosticism (Diotima)

·         A Basic Reading List on Valentinianism

·         Bibliography on Gnosticism

·         Bibliographies for Theology (William Harmless)

·         Database in Patristic (Université Laval. Québec)

·         Bibliography on the Syrian Orthodox Tradition

·         Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt

·         Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon

·         Gnomon Online – Bibliographische Datebank

·         TOCS-IN: Tables of Contents for Classics-Related Journals

·         Bibliotheca Classica Selecta

·         Hagiography Database (The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection)

·         The Slavonic Pseudepigrapha Project  

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