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Another Important New Book by Andrei Orlov, “The Atoning Dyad: The Two Goats of Yom Kippur in the Apocalypse of Abraham”

Prolific author Andrei A. Orlov, Professor of Judaism and Christianity in Antiquity at Marquette University, has completed another exciting new book that is to be published by the prestigious biblical studies publisher, Brill, in the near future. (See here for updates on publication status.) I have to say that I am very excited about this […]

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New Andrei Orlov Book Released: Heavenly Priesthood in the Apocalypse of Abraham

As I previously announced on Heavenly Ascents, my MA advisor, Professor Andrei Orlov, has a new book entitled: Heavenly Priesthood in the Apocalypse of Abraham. Although I do not yet have my hands on a copy, I know that this is one to get excited about. Here’s a description:   Andrei A. Orlov, Heavenly Priesthood in […]

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Forthcoming Title from Andrei Orlov: Heavenly Priesthood in the Apocalypse of Abraham

I am very excited about this forthcoming book from my former academic advisor Andrei Orlov of Marquette University:   Andrei A. Orlov Heavenly Priesthood in the Apocalypse of Abraham Hardcover: 288 pages Publisher: Cambridge University Press (31 July 2013) ISBN-10: 110703907X ISBN-13: 978-1107039070   The Apocalypse of Abraham is a vital source for understanding both […]

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“With Letters of Light”: Festschrift for Rachel Elior

In the first post that I put up with notes from SBL, I mentioned that a Festschrift in honor of Rachel Elior was presented to her at a gathering of the Early Jewish and Christian Mysticism group. The volume was edited by Daphna Arbel and my former Marquette professor, Andrei Orlov.  You can check it […]

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The Bird as Angel of the Lord in Book of Abraham Facs. 1 (Old Testament Lesson 7)

For anyone hoping that this post was going to be about the Abrahamic Covenant, I hate to let you down.  Upon reading the first chapters of the Book of Abraham, my attention was drawn (as it often is) again to the “Facsimiles” that accompany that book, which are a frequent source of wonder and awe […]

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Melchizedek: King, Priest, and God and the Forbidden Degrees

The title of this post is actually somewhat deceptive as it implies that the post is going to be about Melchizedek, who can be considered a king, a priest, and also a god, and about the “Forbidden Degrees” (sounds tantalizing, eh?), which the title seems to suggest have some connection to Melchizedek. Well, as far […]

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Sites to See!

Before posting more on my trip to the SBL Conference in New Orleans, I wanted to mention just a couple of websites that I think you should see (of course that is up to you!). Follow the Prophet Bryce Haymond, the talented web designer who has blessed us with TempleStudy.com for the past couple of […]

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Introduction from Dr. Andrei Orlov’s “Divine Manifestations in the Slavonic Pseudepigrapha”

As promised in my last post, with Dr. Orlov’s permission, I am posting a link to the full introduction to his new book Divine Manifestations in the Slavonic Pseudepigrapha . Click here: Orlov Introduction The intro is over 20 pages long, but it is well worth your time to take a look at it.  Dr. […]

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