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Apocalypses of James

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Two short Gnostic works found at Nag Hammadi. They embody dialogues between Christ and James, the Lord's brother.

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Apocalypses of James

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity.

Two short Gnostic works found at Nag Hammadi. They embody dialogues between Christ and James, the Lord's brother.

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James, Apocalypses of

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 21 words.

Two short Gnostic works found at Nag Hammadi. They embody dialogues between Christ and James, the Lord's brother.

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James, Apocalypses of

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 21 words.

Two short *Gnostic works found at *Nag Hammadi. They embody dialogues between Christ and *James, the

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James, Apocalypses of

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 244 words.

Two short *Gnostic works contained in Codex V of the *Nag Hammadi Library. They embody dialogues between Jesus and James, who is called ‘the Just’ and the Lord's ‘brother’. The theme of the...

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Apocalypses among Gnostics and Manichaeans

Dylan M. Burns.

in The Oxford Handbook of Apocalyptic Literature

May 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Christianity. 6699 words.

As a genre, “apocalypse” is of enormous importance for understanding Gnosticism. However, the Gnostic apocalypses have often been approached by modern scholars in terms of the relationship...

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John and ‘the Gnostics’

Charles E. Hill.

in The Johannine Corpus in the Early Church

March 2004; p ublished online January 2005 .

Chapter. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 51257 words.

Investigates the chief empirical basis for the OJP, the use of the Fourth Gospel among ‘gnostic’ and Valentinian authors and groups that can be plausibly dated to the second century. The...

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New Apocalypse

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A group of writers who flourished briefly as a movement in the 1940s, united by a romantic reaction against what they saw as the ‘classicism’ of Auden; it expressed itself in wild,...

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The Epistle of the Apostles (Epistula Apostolorum)

J. K. Elliott.

in The Apocryphal New Testament

November 2005; p ublished online April 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 4319 words.

The original title has not been transmitted, but Guerrier's title, ‘Le Testament de Notre Seigneur . . . ’, is unsatisfactory in so far as it may encourage identification of this document with the...

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Hood, James Walker

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 131 words.

A preacher's son, James Walker Hood was born in Kennett Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. He was licensed to preach in New York in 1856 by the African Methodist Episcopal Zion...

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The Major Powers on Trial

Romeo Dallaire, Kishan Manocha and Nishan Degnarain.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

September 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law; International Criminal Law; International Humanitarian Law; Transnational Crime. 8623 words.

Faced with incontrovertible evidence of the most clear-cut case of genocide possible, the international community failed to denounce the evil and to take action to stop the killings taking...

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. (Counter) Apocalypses

Inez Van Der Spek.

in Alien Plots

April 2000; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 20080 words.

In James Tiptree Jr's ‘A Momentary Taste of Being’, a story about alien encounter, the main protagonist, Dr Aaron Kaye, experiences oceanic awareness, which in Freudian psychoanalysis...

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New Ideas of Race: The Last of the Mohicans

Fiona J. Stafford.

in The Last of the Race

June 1994; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 14455 words.

James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans (1826), is an important expression of the myth of the last of the race not merely for its popularity or influence, but because it was the...

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Prophets of Old

Grant Hardy.

in Understanding the Book of Mormon

March 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; East Asian Religions. 13587 words.

The second half of Nephi's account consists of sermons and prophecies, many of which are derived from Isaiah. Several chapters from the King James Version of Isaiah are quoted at length,...

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Feminine Disguise in The Hind and the Panther

Anne Cotterill.

in Digressive Voices in Early Modern English Literature

February 2004; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 13859 words.

This chapter examines the disguise and threat of the feminine in Dryden's long, bewildering beast fable, The Hind and the Panther (1687), which apparently defends James II's Edict of...

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Apocalypse and the Breaking-Open of Dialogue: A Critical Negative Theology of Poetic Language

in Poetry and Apocalypse

October 2008; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 35957 words.

This chapter presents a sequence of essays which collectively suggest that poetry and apocalypse need each other. Each in some ways becomes vitiated when it loses contact with the other....

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Twelve Monkeys, or The Pipes of The Apocalypse

Peter Szendy.

in Apocalypse-Cinema

September 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 4143 words.

This chapter examines Terry Gilliam's Twelve Monkeys (1995). It shows that the film generalizes and exploits what we might call the figure of the narratological rewind (and its symmetrical...

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The Questions of Bartholomew

J. K. Elliott.

in The Apocryphal New Testament

November 2005; p ublished online April 2009 .

Chapter. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 10400 words.

Although antiquity knew of a Gospel of Bartholomew through Jerome's prologue to his Commentary to Matthew and the Gelasian Decree (where ‘evangelia’ is used in the context, i.e. ‘gospels under the...

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