Item description for Coptology: Past, Present, and Future. Studies in Honour of Rodolphe Kasser (Orientalia Lovaniensia Analecta) by Rodolphe Kasser...
This volume is a compilation of 28 contributions, predominantly in German, but also in English and French, and is dedicated to R. Kasser. To honour his 65th birthday, colleages and pupils have chosen 5 themes on coptology. first is concerned with coptic art, archaeology and inscriptions. The second chapter shows some aspects of theology and church history. The third theme is concerned with the history of religions. The book also includes 6 articles on various linguistic aspects of coptic. A last chapter deals with some coptic manuscripts and editions in the field of theology and history of religions. (Peeters 1994)
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Studio: Peeters Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.5" Width: 6.4" Height: 1" Weight: 1.9 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 1994
Publisher David Brown
ISBN 906831646X ISBN13 9789068316469
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More About Rodolphe Kasser
Rodolphe Kasser, Ph.D., a professor emeritus on the Faculty of Arts at the University of Geneva, is one of the world s leading Coptologists. He has organized the restoration and prepared the "editio princeps" of Codex Tchacos, containing the Gospel of Judas and three other Coptic Gnostic texts. Marvin Meyer, Ph.D., Griset Professor of Bible and Christian Studies at Chapman University and Director of the Chapman University Albert Schweitzer Institute, is one of the foremost scholars on Gnosticism, the Nag Hammadi Library and texts about Jesus outside the New Testament. Gregor Wurst, Ph.D., is professor of Ecclesiastical History and Patristics at the University of Augsburg, Germany. Bart D. Ehrman, Ph.D., is the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Religious Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and an expert on early Christianity."