Edward Hammond is a retired Minister. He has a Doctorate of Theology. Edward has appeared on television and radio speaking about his area of expertise. He taught Hebrew, Greek, and Latin to Bible college students.
The First and Second Books of Adam and Eve, also known as The Conflict of Adam and Eve with Satan, are a late Christian work dating hundreds of years after the Biblical Scriptures.
The First and Second Books of Adam and Eve are classed as pseudegraphica which means "false works." The books are thought to have their source in the 5th-6th c., but they show evidence of extensive, later additions.
The First and Second Books of Adam and Eve, also known as The Conflict of Adam and Eve with Satan, are a late Christian work dating hundreds of years after the actual Biblical Scriptures. The Slavonic Life of Adam and Eve is 28-39 of the Latin Life of Adam and Eve and is not found in the Greek text of the Life of Adam and Eve.
This book was lost for centuries to the western world although was kept by the Ethiopian church. In 1773 the Scottish explorer James Bruce procured 3 copies in Ethiopia. In 1821 Richard Laurence, a professor of Hebrew at Oxford, produced the first English translation. Fragments of ten Enoch manuscripts were found among the Dead Sea Scrolls. It is quoted by New Testament Book of Jude.
NONE are Public Domain translations: 1st Book Adam and Eve; 2nd Book Adam and Eve; Slavonic Life Adam and Eve; 1st Book Enoch; Book of Jubilees; Book of Jasher; Story of Ahikar; Apocalypse of Abraham; Apocalypse of Thomas; 4 Ezra; 2 Baruch; War Scroll: Sons of Dark Against the Sons of Light; Gospel of Philip; Gospel of Mary Magdalene; of John; Gospel of Thomas; Gospel of Judas; Acts 29.
The Books of Enoch: The Complete Set contains all sections of The First Book of Enoch. It also contains 2 Enoch (also known as The Slavonic Enoch, or The Secrets of Enoch) and contains the Extended Version; and 3 Enoch (also known as The Hebrew Book of Enoch.)
It is of particular interest to anyone with an interest in angels and demons, or Bible history in general.