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Who is the man in the Apocalypse of Abraham?

In Chapter XXIX of the Apocalypse of Abraham, a "man" appears 1: And I [looked and] saw a man going out from the left side of the heathen; and there went out men and women and children, ...
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Is there a reason for the specificity of Abraham's sacrifice?

In the Apocalypse of Abraham, Abraham receives a divine command to offer sacrifice1: IX. Then a voice came to me speaking twice: “Abraham, Abraham!” And I said: “Here am I!” And He said: “Behold, ...
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What do we know about the pagan gods in the Apocalypse of Abraham?

In the opening chapters of the Apocalypse of Abraham that discuss Abraham's conversion from idolatry, the pagan gods Merumath, Nakhin, Barisat, Zouchaios and Ioav are named. What do we know about ...