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From the Pre-Socratics to the Hellenistic Age  

David Sedley

Print publication date:
Nov 2013
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Jul 2013
‘Atheism’ is a term that has historically carried a wide range of meanings and connotations. Popular speech, in particular, admits of a range of definitions, but the same is true of ... More

Narratives about the Apostles: Non-canonical Acts and Related Literature  

Richard Pervo

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Aug 2015
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Feb 2016
Following an introduction that seeks to locate stories about apostles within ancient (especially popular) narratives, the chapter presents analytic and critical summaries of three groups: ... More

Same-Sex Relations in the Biblical World  

Theodore W. Jennings Jr.

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Nov 2014
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Mar 2014
While the Bible is often understood to forbid same-sex love, a closer examination reveals a wide variety of forms of same-sex love that are presupposed and even celebrated in these texts. ... More

Texts about Jesus: Non-canonical Gospels and Related Literature  

Jörg Frey

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Aug 2015
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Feb 2016
As a general overview, the article explores the whole range of non-canonical texts about Jesus. Starting with aspects of the scholarly and public interest in those texts, and questions of ... More

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