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Andrei A. Orlov

Andrei A. Orlov is Professor of Judaism and Christianity in Antiquity at Marquette University, Milwaukee, USA.  He is a specialist in Jewish and Christian apocalypticism and mysticism, Second Temple Judaism, and Old Testament pseudepigrapha. Within the field of early Jewish literature, Orlov is considered among the leading experts in the Jewish pseudepigrapha preserved in Slavonic language, including 2 Enoch and the Apocalypse of Abraham. He is the author of more than twenty books, including The Enoch-Metatron Tradition and The Glory of the Invisible God: Two Powers in Heaven Traditions and Early Christology.

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Watering the Garden

Studies in Honor of Deirdre Dempsey
Edited by Andrei A. Orlov
ISBN: 978-1-4632-4493-4
The essays collected in Watering the Garden are intended to honor Deirdre Dempsey, a distinguished biblical educator, translator, and scholar. The contributions to this Festschrift mirror Dempsey’s own scholarly interests, including biblical studies, with particular attention to the Old Testament and intertestamental literature, the theology of visual arts, the history of spiritual traditions, and modern theology. The content of the Festschrift closely follows Dempsey's own spiritual and scholarly journey and reflects the breadth and scope of her influence on the academy.
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Revelation and Leadership in the Kingdom of God

Studies in Honor of Ian Arthur Fair
Edited by Andrei A. Orlov
ISBN: 978-1-4632-4185-8
The essays collected in Revelation and Leadership in the Kingdom of God intend to honor Professor Ian Arthur Fair, a distinguished biblical scholar and leader in Christian education, known for his groundbreaking research on the Book of Revelation and church leadership. Scholarly contributions included in the Festschrift mirror Fair’s own scholarly interests, including biblical studies, with particular attention to the New Testament apocalyptic traditions, philosophy of missions, theology of worship, history of the Restoration movement, and modern theology. The content of the Festschrift thus closely follows Fair's own spiritual and scholarly journey and also reflects the breadth and scope of his influence on the church and the academy.

Symbola Caelestis

Le symbolisme liturgique et paraliturgique dans le monde chrétien
ISBN: 978-1-60724-665-7
The volume deals with the liturgical dimension of mystical, ascetical, and hymnographic texts and traditions within the Christian environment. Special attention is paid to liturgical texts of the Coptic and the Byzantine rite, especially in its Slavonic and Georgian versions. The volume also explores the Jewish background of some Christian liturgical settings and the afterlife of the Jewish priestly and liturgical traditions in the Christian milieu. The collection includes the critical edition of the early Slavonic version of the liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts accompanied by the historical study of this service.

Divine Manifestations in the Slavonic Pseudepigrapha

ISBN: 978-1-60724-407-3
This volume explores the formative theophanic patterns found in pseudepigraphical writings as 2 Enoch, Apocalypse of Abraham, and the Ladder of Jacob where the visual tradition of the divine Form and the aural tradition of the divine Name undergo their creative conflation and thus provide the rich conceptual soil for the subsequent elaborations prominent in later patristic and rabbinic traditions. The visionary and aural traditions found in the Slavonic pseudepigrapha are especially important for understanding the evolution of the theophanic trends inside the eastern Christian environment where these Jewish apocalyptic materials were copied and transmitted by generations of monks.

The Theophaneia School

Jewish Roots of Eastern Christian Mysticism
ISBN: 978-1-60724-083-9
Scrinium: Revue de Patrologie, d’Hagiographie Critique et d’Histoire Ecclésiastique, established in 2005, is an international multilingual scholarly periodical devoted to patristics, critical hagiography, and Church history. This volume is dedicated to Jewish Second Temple and early Christian mysticism.

L’église des deux Alliances

Mémorial Annie Jaubert (1912–1980)
ISBN: 978-1-59333-083-5
The book represents a collection of articles devoted to the memory of Annie Jaubert, a French scholar known for her research on the calendrical teachings of the Hebrew Bible, the Second Temple pseudepigrapha (1 Enoch, the Book of Jubilees), and Qumran literature. The articles discuss various aspects of Jaubert’s work on early Christian and Jewish calendars, including her solution to an old problem of the conflicting chronologies for the Passion Week in the Synoptic Gospels and the Gospel of John. The volume also contains the complete bibliography of Jaubert’s scholarly works and a biographical sketch of her life.