New PDF release: Ancient Tales of Giants from Qumran and Turfan: Contexts,

By Matthew Goff,Loren T. Stuckenbruck,Enrico Morano

ISBN-10: 3161545311

ISBN-13: 9783161545313

whereas there was a lot scholarly realization dedicated to the Enochic Book of the Watchers , less has been paid to the Book of Giants from Qumran. This quantity is the complaints of a convention that convened in Munich, Germany, in June 2014, which used to be dedicated to the giants of Enochic culture and particularly the Qumran Book of Giants . It engages the subject of the giants in terms of a number of historic contexts, together with the Hebrew Bible, the lifeless Sea Scrolls, and historic Mesopotamia. The authors of this quantity supply specific consciousness to Manichaeism, in particular the Manichaean Book of Giants , fragments of that have been present in Turfan (western China). They give a contribution to our knowing of the diversity of reports Jews instructed in antiquity concerning the sons of the watchers who descended to earth and their vivid Nachleben in Manichaeism.

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