Tag Archives: Slavonic Pseudepigrapha

Important New Monograph by Andrei A. Orlov, “Divine Scapegoats”

Andrei A. Orlov, Divine Scapegoats: Demonic Mimesis in Early Jewish Mysticism (Albany: SUNY, 2015) 352 pages, ISBN13: 978-1-4384-5583-9 Divine Scapegoats is a wide-ranging exploration of the parallels between the heavenly and the demonic in early Jewish apocalyptical accounts. In these materials, antagonists often mirror features of angelic figures, and even those of the Deity himself, […]

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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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