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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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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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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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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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Dr. Andrei Orlov Provides New Resources on Important Pseudepigraphal Texts

Dr. Andrei Orlov, my professor and academic adviser at Marquette University, has sent me links to some great new resources he has put on the web to assist in the study of pseudepigraphal texts from the Slavonic (old Church Slavic) tradition.  As a recipient of the prestigious Way Klingler Young Scholar award, Dr. Orlov has […]

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Some Notes about the Apocalypse of Abraham

As you may have noted, unfortunately I have not had the time to post as much as I would like to here on Heavenly Ascents. I have been bogged down with multiple papers and presentations for my classes which have taken up most of my time.  I would like, however, to share with you some […]

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New Materials to Explore

Great Book on Deification I recently received an e-mail from my Church Educational System (CES) supervisor, Thomas F. Olmstead–I will soon be starting my second year as a volunteer early-morning seminary teacher–who informed me of a great book that deals with the doctrine of deification as it was passed on in the Greek Orthodox tradition. I […]

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