Andrei A. Orlov, Ph.D.
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Andrei A. Orlov (Ph.D., Russian Academy of Sciences, 1990 [Sociology]; Ph.D., Marquette University, 2003 [Biblical Studies]), specializes in the study of Christian Origins with special attention to the formative influences of the Old Testament pseudepigrapha and Jewish apocalyptic literature. He has published seven books, seven edited volumes and over forty articles in edited volumes, dictionaries, and scholarly journals such as, Journal for the Study of Judaism, Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha, Henoch, Biblica, Vigiliae Christianae, Catholic Biblical Quarterly, Journal of Jewish Studies, Journal of Biblical Literature, Harvard Theological Review, and Journal of Theological Studies.

Recent publications include: The Enoch-Metatron Tradition (TSAJ, 107; Tuebingen: Mohr-Siebeck, 2005), From Apocalypticism to Merkabah Mysticism (SJSJ, 114; Leiden: Brill, 2007), Divine Manifestations in the Slavonic Pseudepigrapha (OJC, 2; Piscataway: Gorgias, 2009), Selected Studies in the Slavonic Pseudepigrapha (SVTP, 23; Leiden: Brill, 2009), Concealed Writings: Jewish Mysticism in the Slavonic Pseudepigrapha (Flaviana; Moscow: Gesharim, 2011), Dark Mirrors: Azazel and Satanael in Early Jewish Demonology (New York: SUNY, 2011) and Heavenly Priesthood in the Apocalypse of Abraham (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013). He currently is working on a commentary on 2 Enoch for the Hermeneia series.

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