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Wrestling with angels : a study of the relationship between angels and humans in late Second Temple Judaism and early Christianity

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Much of the extant literature from the kte Second Temple and early Christian periods (200BCE 100CE) contains material about angels. This dissertation is an investigation into the understanding during this period of the relationship between angels and humans. It serves two purposes: (1) it contributes to our understanding of ideas about angels in this period by surveying all of the available evidence and considering evidence that has not previously been studied in detail, and (2) it conclud...

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University of Oxford
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Publication date:
2002
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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