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Author Lapham, F.

Title Peter : the myth, the man and the writings : a study of early Petrine text and tradition / F. Lapham
Published London ; New York : Sheffield Academic Press, ©2003
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 276 pages)
Series Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 239
Journal for the study of the New Testament. Supplement series ; 239
Contents Cover; Editorial Board; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Preface; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; Introduction; Chapter 1 THE GOSPEL OF PETER; Chapter 2 THE ACTS OF PETER; Chapter 3 THE ACTS OF PETER AND THE TWELVE APOSTLES; Chapter 4 THE PSEUDO-CLEMENTINES; Chapter 5 THE FIRST EPISTLE OF PETER; Chapter 6 THE SECOND EPISTLE OF PETER; Chapter 7 THE EPISTLE OF PETER TO PHILIP; Chapter 8 THE APOCALYPSE OF PETER; Chapter 9 THE COPTIC APOCALYPSE OF PETER; Chapter 10 SOME CONCLUSIONS; Bibliography; Index of References; Index of Authors
Summary This book critically examines all the early and important Petrine pseudepigrapha to identify a distinctive Petrine theology which, it is believed, was later swamped by the tide of western orthodoxy. Despite the diversity of the books and tractates, ranging from Jewish-Christian writings to avowedly Gnostic works, a remarkably consistent Petrine tradition does emerge; and Peter is shown essentially to be neither the impetuous, undiscerning, and even vacillating figure portrayed in the Gospels and Acts, nor the magisterial and pontifical figure of later Church tradition, but a visionary who was
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 254-261) and indexes
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Subject Peter, the Apostle, Saint.
Peter, the Apostle, Saint.
Bible. Peter -- Criticism, interpretation, etc
Bible. Peter.
Apocalyps van Petrus (apocrief)
Brief van Petrus aan Philippus.
Evangelie van Petrus (apocrief)
Handelingen van Petrus (anoniem)
Petrus (bijbelboeken)
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- New Testament.
RELIGION -- Biblical Studies -- Paul's Letters.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003428948
ISBN 0567530205