Fallen angels and the history of Judaism and Christianity : the reception of Enochic literature

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Full title: Fallen angels and the history of Judaism and Christianity : the reception of Enochic literature / Annette Yoshiko Reed.
Main author: Reed, Annette Yoshiko, 1973-
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Table of Contents:
  • Angelic descent and apocalyptic epistemology : the teachings of Enoch and the fallen angels in the Book of the watchers
  • From scribalism to sectarianism : the angelic descent myth and the social settings of Enochic pseudepigraphy
  • Primeval history and the problem of evil : Genesis, the Book of the watchers, and the fallen angels in pre-Rabbinic Judaism
  • The parting of the ways? : Enoch and the fallen angels in Rabbinic Judaism and early Christianity
  • Demonology and the construction of Christian identity : approaches to illicit angelic instruction among proto-Orthodox Christians
  • The interpenetration of Jewish and Christian traditions : the exegesis of Genesis and the marginalization of Enochic literature
  • The apocalyptic roots of Merkabah mysticism? : the reemergence of Enochic traditions in Rabbinic Judaism
  • Epilogue.