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Author Jeffery, Peter, 1953-

Title The secret Gospel of Mark unveiled [electronic resource] : imagined rituals of sex, death, and madness in a biblical forgery / Peter Jeffery.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xi, 340 p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-326) and indexes.
Contents "A discovery of extraordinary importance" -- Questions -- The secret gospel and the origins of Christian liturgy -- The secret gospel and the Alexandrian lectionaries -- A gospel in fragments -- Hypnotic hymns -- The happiness of the dead: Morton Smith on Christian morality -- Hellenistic homosexualities -- Uranian Venus: a homoerotic subculture in English universities -- The wisdom of Salome -- The one who knows -- Appendix: Morton Smith's translation of the Mar Saba letter of Clement.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Secret Gospel according to Mark.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0300117604 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780300117608 (cloth : alk. paper)

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