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The Book of Enoch

The Dybbukast, Season 1, Episode 2: The Book of Enoch

Season 1, Episode 2

Episode 2, presented in collaboration with the Philosophical Research Society (PRS), explores the Book of Enoch, an ancient text composed during the Hellenistic period that contains tales of barbarous giants, visions of redemption, and much more.

Dr. Greg Salyer, President of PRS, takes us on a journey through the book’s structure, helping us investigate the spiritual and emotional value of apocalyptic literature as well as the recycling of mythological narratives.

Read the transcript for "The Book of Enoch"


Hosted by Aaron Henne

Scholarship provided by Greg Salyer, PhD

Edited by Mark McClain Wilson

Story editing by Aaron Henne with Julie A. Lockhart

Theme music composed by Michael Skloff and produced by Sam K.S.

Transcription by Dylan Southard​

"The Book of Enoch" Learning Resources

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A Jewish Theatrical Work from the Hellenistic Era:

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Also From Our Artists

Observe Ye To accompany the episode, we invite you to enjoy a piece of video art by theatre dybbuk's resident lighting designer, Brandon Baruch. In the video, you can see the lighting scheme that Brandon designed to accompany the text of chapter 5 of The Book of Enoch as read by Joe Jordan. A portion of the chapter was featured in the episode; in this video you can experience it illuminated in full.



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Founded in 1934 by sage and scholar Manly P. Hall, the Philosophical Research Society (PRS) continues Mr. Hall’s mission to provide resources for seekers of practical and profound wisdom.


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