Enoch, Book of
Enoch, Book of
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  • Enoch seminar — The Enoch Seminar is an academic group of international specialists in Second Temple Judaism and Christian Origins who share information about their work in the field and biennially meet to discuss topics of common interest. [See G. Boccaccini,… …   Wikipedia

  • ENOCH, ETHIOPIC BOOK OF — (known as I Enoch; abbr. I En.), one of the most important of the apocalyptic works, dating from the period of the Second Temple. It is named after the biblical Enoch, son of Jared, about whom it is stated in Genesis 5:24 that he walked with God; …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ENOCH, SLAVONIC BOOK OF — (known as II Enoch; abbr. II En.; also entitled the Book of the Secrets of Enoch, or several variations on this), apocryphal work translated in the tenth or 11th century from Greek into Slavonic. The dating is deduced from the evidence of certain …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Enoch, books of — Enoch was a legendary hero; he lived to be 365 (Gen. 5:23), walked with God, and bypassing death was taken straight to heaven (verse 24). Such a mysterious figure was an apt character to be the pseudonymous author of sundry apocalyptic writings,… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • ENOCH — (Heb. חֲנוֹךְ). (1) Son of Cain, father of Irad. The world s first city was named after Enoch (Gen. 4:17f.). It has been suggested that the writer is punning on the root ḥnk, to found, initiate. (2) Son of Jared, father of Methuselah, seventh… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Enoch Olinga — (June 24, 1926 – September 16, 1979) was born to an Anglican[1] family of the Iteso ethnic group in Uganda.[2] He became a Bahá í, earned the title Knight …   Wikipedia

  • Enoch — (from Hebrew: חֲנוֹךְ, Modern H̱anokh Tiberian Ḥănôḵ; Greek: Ενώχ, Enōkh; Arabic Name: إينوخ muslim usage; أخنوخ in Arab Christian usage) initiated, dedicated, disciplined ) is a Hebrew name. It may refer to: Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Enoch Root — (Enoch the Red) is a fictional character from Neal Stephenson s novels The Baroque Cycle and Cryptonomicon . He is a religious leader by profession, but can handle himself in a fight, and is also competent in medicine, chemistry, and cryptography …   Wikipedia

  • Enoch, Texas — Enoch is a unincorporated community in Upshur County, Texas, United States.Enoch was established by members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints with Samuel O. Bennion s organization of the Enoch Branch in 1911. [… …   Wikipedia

  • Enoch Hale — (1733 1813) was born in Rowley, Massachusetts on November 28, 1733. He and his brother Nathan Hale (not the famous spy of the same name in the American Revolution) would move to Rindge, New Hampshire as young men. During the French and Indian War …   Wikipedia

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