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Looking again at the Apocrypha, this book examines its history and relation to the Canon of Scriptures. It relates ancient history to the current ecumenical, multi-racial and multi-faith context. Ivor Jones' commentary has many roots. The most immediate was an invitation from the "Methodist Recorder" to contribute a popular monthly introduction to the Apocrypha. In the longer term, the commentary represents his commitment to more accurate translation and exegesis of the Aprocryphal books as a contribution to biblical study in general. An influence from the beginning of his studies was the work of the first Principal of Wesley House, one debt among many to the long tradition of biblical scholarship there.
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Sandy Williams has served in two Circuits as a Methodist Minister. She currently combines a half-time Circuit Appointment with the position of Tutor in New Testament Studies at Wesley College, Bristol.
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- PublisherEpworth Press
- Publication date2003
- ISBN 10 0716205726
- ISBN 13 9780716205722
- Number of pages187