Item description for Commentary on the Apocalypse by Moses Stuart...
Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: I shall simply recount such of these books as are known by their titles, and refer the reader to authors where he will find some description of them. (1) The Apocalypse of Elijah. (2) The Apocalypse of Zephaniah I -" :i'i."i i. (3) The Apocalypse of Zechariah. These are all mentioned as books that have perished, in the Codex Biblioth. Coisl. vel Seguir. ed. Montfaucon, p. 194. Jerome also mentions the first, Epjst 101, ad Pammach. From their titles we should naturally suppose them to have been apocalyptic in the manner of some of the Old Testament prophets. But we can make no certain conclusion. (4) The Apocalypse of Adam. This is mentioned in Epiph. Haer. 31. 8, a'i being a Gnostic production. (5) The Apocalypse of Abraham. Also mentioned by the same author, Haer. 39. o, and attributed to the Sethitts. It is called Abraham, in Pseudo-Athanas. Synopsis Scrip. Sac. (6) The Apocalypse of Moses. Mentioned by Syncellus, Chronogr. p. 27, and supposed by him, and Cedrenus (comp. Histor. p. 3), to be the same with the book entitled teniij Miaaiats yivtais. (7) The Prophecies of Hystaspes. This book must have been composed very early, inasmuch as Justin Martyr (Apol. Mnj. 20) mentions it as according, in its matter, with the Sibylline oracles. It appears not only to have been well known among the early Christians, but Clemens Alex. (Strom vi. 5) quotes from an apocryphal wnting of the apostle Paul, extant in his time but not particularly described by him, a passage which shows in what estimation it was held by some. The writer of that Apocrypha, Clement says, asserts that Paul not only recommended the Sibylline oracles to the heathen, but also the work of Hystaspes; in which last work they might find (as lie alleges), that '' the Son of God is more gloriously and clear...
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Studio: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.28" Width: 6.13" Height: 2.26" Weight: 3.23 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2001
Publisher Wipf & Stock Publishers
ISBN 1579106609 ISBN13 9781579106607