The Earliest Christian Hymnbook

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    That the earliest followers of Jesus wrote poetry, hymns, and odes is evident already in the New Testament. This volume is a translation of The Odes of Solomon, a collection of early Christian hymns or odes; some are obviously Christian, others perhaps Jewish. The beauty of these poems is a tribute to the depth of spirituality in early communities of Christians, some of whom were perhaps also Jews or converted Jews. Professor Charlesworth offers an inviting introduction and a translation of this work that is both engaging and true to the original languages. The Index of Ancient Sources provides the reader access to the wide range of references in the notes.

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    Number of Pages: 170
    Format(s): Paperback - ISBN: 9780227173558
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    Listed in: Old Testaments, Biblical studies & exegesis, Christian liturgy, prayerbooks & hymnals
    Publisher: The Lutterworth Press

    Books by James H. Charlesworth

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