The Old Enemy: Satan and the Combat Myth

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Princeton University Press, 1989 - Religion - 506 pages
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Contents

THE DEVILS STORY
3
ANCIENT ENEMIES
19
HUWAWA AND GILGAMESH
21
THE DRAGON AND THE SEA ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN COMBATS
44
GREECE AND THE NEAR EAST
67
COMBAT AT THE RED SEA THE EXODUS LEGEND
90
REBELLION AND APOCALYPSE
105
THE SATAN OF THE OLD TESTAMENT
107
THE COMBAT IN THE SYNOPTIC GOSPELS
285
THE DEVIL ANDTHE CANON
298
THE DEMIURGE AND THE DEVIL
307
SATAN THE HERETIC
309
GNOSTICISM AND THE DEMIURGE
318
IRENAEUS REFUTATION OF THE DEMIURGE
333
THE WATCHER ANGELS IN THE EARLY CHURCH
349
ORIGENS WICKED ANGEL UNIVERSAL FALL AND REDEMPTION
358

THE ADVERSARY AS REBEL
124
THE SONS OF GOD AND THE DAUGHTERS OF MEN
147
REBELLION AND LUST THE WATCHER ANGELS IN THE ARAMAIC ENOCH BOOKS
160
THE CONVERGENCE OF SATAN AND THE WATCHER ANGELS THE BOOK OF JUBILEES
182
THE ANGELOF LIGHT AND THE ANGEL OF DARKNESS
192
ANTIFEMINISM AND THEOLOGICAL DILEMMAS
212
GNOSTIC AND CHRISTIAN MYTHOLOGY
219
THE ADAM BOOKS AND THE SERPENTS IDENTITY GNOSTIC DEVELOPMENTS FROM JEWISH APOCALYPTIC
221
APOCALYPSE AND CHRISTIAN COMBAT
248
PAULINE ENEMIES
258
AUGUSTINE AND THE STRUCTURE OF CHRISTIAN MYTHOLOGY
385
AUGUSTINE THETASKAND THE OPPONENTS
387
MANICHAEAN DUALISM AND AUGUSTINIAN DIALECTIC
396
AUGUSTINES CONFESSIONS THE TWO TREES
409
AUGUSTINE AND GENESIS
419
METHODS AND TERMS
441
BIBLIOGRAPHY AND REFERENCES
457
INDEX
491
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Forsyth is Professor of English at the University of Lausanne.

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