The Book of The Secrets Of Enoch Edited by R. H. Charles


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'Written during the second century B.C.E. The Book of Enoch is one of the most important non-canonical apocryphal works, having a significant influence on early Christian and Gnostic thought. Filled with hallucinatory visions of heaven and hell, angels and devils, Enoch introduced concepts such as Fallen Angels, the appearance of a Messiah, Resurrection, a Final Judgement and a Heavenly Kingdom on Earth.'

Oxford: At The Clarendon Press, 1896. First edition. Hardcover. 100pp. Translated from the Slavonic by W. R. Morfill. Edited with an Introduction, Notes & Index by R. H. Charles. Publishers olive-green cloth with gilt titles to spine, light wear to edges, corners rubbed, two small white paint stains to the rear, several neat-pencil annotations beside text, an excellent copy.