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 Apocryphaís relevance and impact on Christian practices, spiritual formation, and on Early Church doctrine and theology.
Subjects: Bible, Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha, Literature
Review by Daniel M. Gurtner
Citation: Daniel M. Gurtner, review of David A. deSilva, The Apocrypha, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2015).
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