Melchizedek (Michael)



1.2.1 Primary Texts

Genesis 14, Psalm 110, Hebrews 7, Revelation 12

Genesis Apocryphon (1QApGen ar = 1Q20) 22.12-17
DSST 236

11QMelchizedek (11Q13)
DSST 139-40
CDSSE 500-502
DSSNT 455-57

Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice (4Q401, frags. 11 and 22)

Philo, _Leg. All._ III 79-82; cf. _Congr._ 99 and _Abr._ 235

Josephus, _Antiquities_ 1.10.2

Jubilees 13:22-27 (OTP II, APOT II, AOT)
Pseudo-Eupolemos (Praeparatio Evangelica 9.17.4-6) (OTP II)
Hellenistic Synagogal Prayers (OTP II 687-888, 693)
2 Enoch 71-73 (23) (OTP I, AOT)

The Melchizedek Tractate from Nag Hammadi (NHC IX,1)
_Nag Hammadi Library in English_ 438Ð44

_Pistis Sophia_ Book 1, chs. 2-26; Book 2, ch. 86; Book 3, chs. 112, 128-129, 131;
Book 4, chs. 136 (?–Zorochothora), 139-40

_Second Book of Jeu_ chs. 45-46

The Bala’izah Fragment

1.2.2 Secondary Literature

Anders, Aschim, “Melchizedek the Liberator: An Early Interpretation of Genesis 14?” in _Society of Biblical Literature 1996 Seminar Papers_ (Atlanta, Ga.: Scholars Press, 1996) 243-58

Adela Yarbro Collins, _The Combat Myth in the Book of Revelation_ (HDR 9; Missoula, Mont.: Scholars Press, 1976)

James R. Davila, “Melchizedek, Michael, and War in Heaven,” in _Society of Biblical Literature 1996 Seminar Papers_ (Atlanta, Ga.: Scholars Press, 1996) 259-72

__________, “Melchizedek: King, Priest, and God,” in _The Seductiveness of Jewish Myth: Challenge or Response?_, ed. S. Daniel Breslauer (Albany, N.Y.: SUNY, 1997) 217-34

J. A. Fitzmyer, “‘Now This Melchizedek . . .’ (Heb. 7:1),” in _Essays on the Semitic Background of the New Testament_ (SBLSBS 5; n.p.: Scholars Press, 1974) 221-43

F. L. Horton, Jr., _The Melchizedek Tradition: A Critical Examination of the Sources to the Fifth Century A.D. and in the Epistle to the Hebrews_ (SNTSMS 30; Cambridge, England: 1976)

Paul J. Kobelski, _Melchizedek and Melchirea<(>_ (CBQMS 10; Washington , D.C.: Catholic Biblical Association of America, 1981)

Birger A. Pearson et al., _Nag Hammadi Codices IX and X_ (NHS 15; Leiden: Brill, 1981) 19Ð85

Birger A. Pearson, “The Figure Melchizedek in Gnostic Literature,” in _Gnosticism, Judaism, and Egyptian Christianity_ (Studies in Antiquity and Christianity 5; Minneapolis, Minn.: 1990) 108-23

S. E. Robinson, “The Apocryphal Story of Melchizedek,” _Journal for the Study of Judaism_ 18 (1987) 26-39

Carl Schmidt and Violet MacDermot, _The Books of Jeu and the Untitled Text in the Bruce Codex_ (NHS XIII; Leiden: Brill, 1978)

Schmidt and MacDermot, _Pistis Sophia_ (NHS IX; Leiden: Brill, 1978)

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