Elijah in Upper Egypt; the apocalypse of Elijah and early Egyptian Christianity. David Frankfurter.

Elijah in Upper Egypt; the apocalypse of Elijah and early Egyptian Christianity

Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1993. Hardcover. xviii, 380p., first edition faux-leather gilt in glossy dj, very good. Millennialism in the late third century. From the dj concerning this manuscript of a Coptic apocalypse, being "an extended prophecy of the end-times that enjoyed wide circulation in late antiquity, reflecting a type of Christianity rarely discussed in scholarly literature-- one that was rural, semi-literate, ascetically oriented, and fanatically millennialist." Studies in antiquity & Christianity.

Cat.No: 172996
ISBN: 0800631064

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