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The Resource Ascent to heaven in Jewish and Christian apocalypses, Martha Himmelfarb

Ascent to heaven in Jewish and Christian apocalypses, Martha Himmelfarb

Label
Ascent to heaven in Jewish and Christian apocalypses
Title
Ascent to heaven in Jewish and Christian apocalypses
Statement of responsibility
Martha Himmelfarb
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is a comparative study of the ancient Jewish and Christian views of the ascent into heaven. It places the ascent narratives in their cultural and historical context, and explores their relationship to the canonical apocalypses and to other Graeco-Roman literature of ascent and divinization
Cataloging source
COO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Himmelfarb, Martha
Dewey number
229/.913
Index
index present
LC call number
BS1705
LC item number
.H56 1993eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Apocalyptic literature
  • Voyages to the otherworld in literature
  • Heaven
  • Angels in literature
  • RELIGION
  • Angels in literature
  • Apocalyptic literature
  • Heaven
  • Voyages to the otherworld in literature
  • Apocalyptiek
  • Hemelvaart
Label
Ascent to heaven in Jewish and Christian apocalypses, Martha Himmelfarb
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-161) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. From Ezekiel to the Book of the Watchers; 2. Heavenly Ascent and Priestly Investiture; 3. Transformation and the Righteous Dead; 4. The Secrets of Nature, Primeval History, and the Order of the Cosmos; 5. The Apocalypses as Writing; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
191952811
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 171 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429401203
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191952811
Label
Ascent to heaven in Jewish and Christian apocalypses, Martha Himmelfarb
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-161) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. From Ezekiel to the Book of the Watchers; 2. Heavenly Ascent and Priestly Investiture; 3. Transformation and the Righteous Dead; 4. The Secrets of Nature, Primeval History, and the Order of the Cosmos; 5. The Apocalypses as Writing; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Control code
191952811
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 171 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781429401203
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191952811

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