Forgery and counterforgery : the use of literary deceit in early Christian polemics / Bart D. Ehrman.

  • New York : Oxford University Press [2013], ©2013
Physical description
x, 628 pages ; 25 cm.
  • 9780199928033 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
  • 0199928037 (hbk. : acid-free paper)
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. [549]-574) and indexes.
  • Forgers, critics, and deceived deceivers -- Terms and taxonomies -- Forgery in antiquity : aspects of the broader phenomenon -- Forgery in antiquity : motives, techniques, intentions, justifications, and criteria of detection -- Introduction to forgery and counterforgery in early Christian polemics -- Early Pauline forgeries dealing with eschatology -- Later forgeries dealing with eschatology -- Forgeries in support of Paul and his authority -- Forgeries in opposition to Paul and his message -- Anti-Jewish forgeries -- Forgeries involving church organization and leadership -- Forgeries involving debates over the flesh -- Forgeries arising from later theological controversies -- Apologetic forgeries -- Lies and deception in the cause of truth.
  • Bibliography
  • text
  • English

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