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The Apocrypha
deSilva, David A.

Nashville: Abingdon, 2012 pp. xiv + 154. $15.99

Series Information
Core Biblical Studies


Description: Using a thematic approach, David A. deSilva gives a brief introduction and summary of the largely unknown and unappreciated books of the Apocrypha. He also gives an overview to the social and cultural context of the world of the Apocrypha and early Christianity. From there, the book highlights the Apocrypha’s relevance and impact on Christian practices, spiritual formation, and on Early Church doctrine and theology.

Subjects: Bible, Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, Literature

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Review by Daniel M. Gurtner
Published 9/24/2015
Citation: Daniel M. Gurtner, review of David A. deSilva, The Apocrypha, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).


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