The Apocryphal New Testament: A Collection of Apocryphal Christian Literature in English Translation  -     Edited By: J.K. Elliott
    By: Edited by J.K. Elliott
Buy Item $56.99 Retail: $85.00 Save 33% ($28.01) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Apocryphal New Testament: A Collection of Apocryphal Christian Literature in English Translation

Edited By: J.K. Elliott
Oxford University Press / 2005 / Paperback

$56.99 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $85.00
|
Save 33% ($28.01)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW061810

Current Promotions

Product Description

This collection of apocryphal texts supersedes the best-selling edition by M.R. James, which was originally published in 1924, but regularly reprinted.

Several new texts have come to light since 1924 and the textual base for some of the Apocrypha previously translated by James is now more secure, as in several cases there are now recently published critical editions available. Although a modest addition to James' edition was made in 1953, no thorough revision has previously been undertaken.

In The Apocryphal New Testament J.K. Elliot presents new translations of the texts and has provided each of them with a short introduction and bibliography directed to those who wish to pursue further the issues raised in the texts or to consult the critical editions, other translations or general studies. The translations are in modern English, in contrast to James' deliberate imitation of the language of the Authorized Version. The collection is designed to give readers the most important or famous of the Christian Apocrypha and a small sample of Gnostic texts. Full translations of the earliest texts are printed, as well as some derivative Apocrypha.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 774
Vendor: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.25 X 2.0 (inches)
ISBN: 0198261810
ISBN-13: 9780198261810
Availability: In Stock

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Before Amen: The Power of Simple Prayer (Study Guide)
    Before Amen: The Power of Simple Prayer (Study Guide)
    Max Lucado
    Thomas Nelson / 2014 / Trade Paperback
    $8.19 Retail: $9.99 Save 18% ($1.80)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW12334X
    Video
  2. NKJV Large Print Personal Size Reference Bible, Brown Genuine Cowhide
    NKJV Large Print Personal Size Reference Bible, Brown Genuine Cowhide
    Holman Bible Publishers / 2013 / Cowhide Leather
    $33.99 Retail: $59.99 Save 43% ($26.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 14 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW613180
  3. Cross Bible Cover, Floral, Purple, Large
    Cross Bible Cover, Floral, Purple, Large
    Gregg Gift Company / 2014 / Gift
    $14.99 Retail: $17.99 Save 17% ($3.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW4043027

Publisher's Description

This collection of apocryphal texts supersedes the best-selling edition by M.R. James, which was originally published in 1924. Several new texts have come to light since 1924 and the textual base for some of the apocrypha previously translated by James is now more secure, as in several cases there are now recently published critical editions available. Although a modest addition to James's edition was made in 1953, no thorough revision has previously been undertaken. In this volume, J.K. Elliott presents new translations of the texts and has provided each of them with a short introduction and bibliography for readers who wish to pursue further the issues raised in the texts or to consult the critical editions, other translations, or general studies. The translations are in modern English, in contrast to James's deliberate imitation of the language of the Authorized Version. The collection is designed to give readers the most important or famous of the Christian apocrypha and a small sample of gnostic texts. Full translations of the earliest texts are printed, as well as some derivative apocrypha.

Product Reviews

5 Stars Out Of 5
5 out of 5
(1)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
Quality:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
Value:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
out Of 5
( out of 5)
0%
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
SORT BY:
SEE:
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1
  1. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    July 11, 2008
    Lynne
    This book is put together with a wealth of information! In addition, it's relatively thorough with details and historical information which makes it a great addition to have with your other study sources. Highly recommended!
Displaying items 1-1 of 1
Page 1 of 1

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Related Products

  1. Thomas: The Other Gospel
    Thomas: The Other Gospel
    Nicholas Perrin
    Westminster John Knox Press / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $1.99 Retail: $25.00 Save 92% ($23.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW232115
  2. The Book of Enoch
    The Book of Enoch
    R.H. Charles
    Dover Publications / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $7.16 Retail: $7.95 Save 10% ($0.79)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW454660
  3. The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha: Apocalyptic Literature and Testaments, Two Volume Set
    The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha: Apocalyptic Literature and Testaments, Two Volume Set
    Edited by James H. Charlesworth
    Hendrickson Publishers / 2010 / Trade Paperback
    $29.99 Retail: $69.95 Save 57% ($39.96)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW564891
  4. 1 Enoch: The Hermeneia Translation
    1 Enoch: The Hermeneia Translation
    George W.E. Nickelsburg, James C. VanderKam
    Fortress Press / Trade Paperback
    $14.49 Retail: $18.00 Save 20% ($3.51)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW699101

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search