By Hans-Martin Schenke
In the course of a life of scholarship and instructing, Hans-Martin Schenke produced quite a few guides within the fields of recent testomony, Gnosticism, and Coptology. This selection of his essays and e-book experiences bears witness to his love for the linguistic points of Coptology and illustrates his wide-ranging curiosity within the improvement of early Christianity. His insights and deep figuring out of Gnostic ideals and structures as a historical past for analyzing the recent testomony make his contributions to this self-discipline very lucrative and necessary interpreting. Im Laufe seines langen wissenschaftlichen Lebens hat Hans-Martin Schenke eine Fulle von Veroffentlichungen in den Bereichen Neues testomony, Gnosisforschung und Koptologie hervorgebracht. Die hier vorliegende Sammlung seiner Aufsatze und Rezensionen bekundet den Reichtum seines Schaffens. Sie zeugt von seiner Liebe zur koptischen Linguistik und veranschaulicht die Spannweite seines Interesses an der Entwicklung des fruhen Christentums. Seine tiefe Kenntnis gnostischer Vorstellungen und Systeme als Hintergrund fur das Verstandnis des Neuen Testaments lasst seine Beitrage zu einer unentbehrlichen Fundgrube und seine Einsichten zu einem lohnenden Lesevergnugen werden."
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