Tony Burke: Review of Fakes, Forgeries, and Fictions (YCAS 2015) by Chance Bonar in Vigiliae Christianae: https://t.co/8IpnePmKu8
Tony Burke: What Did Jesus Look Like? Answers can be found in the Epistle of Lentulus, the Doctrine of Addai, and several Pilat… https://t.co/0aXlMNpj9X
Tony Burke: Reflections on teaching New Testament Apocrypha: canon lists and the Bauer thesis. https://t.co/wvNEnuiYKu https://t.co/jvv3GgCtul
Tony Burke: Final (hopefully) list of contents for More New Testament Apocrypha vol. 2. https://t.co/S6tf8J72p4
Tony Burke: At what point in transcribing a barely legible manuscript copied by a sloppy scribe is it acceptable to just throw… https://t.co/aerEOeL8Ks
Monthly Archives: November 2006
The New Testament Apocrypha section of my main site TonyBurke.ca has been updated–specifically, the Internet Resources section has been expanded to include more sites and features better descriptions of the sites' content. If you know of a worthy site that … Continue reading
As visitors to my main web site know, my principle area of study is the Infancy Gospel of Thomas (IGT). So it was with some excitement that I heard of J.K. Elliott’s A Synopsis of Apocryphal Nativity and Infancy Narratives … Continue reading
Why should Jesus be the subject of all the movies? Director Abel Ferrara has done for Mary what Denys Arcand did for Jesus in Jesus of Montreal in his film-within-a-film about Mary Magdalene. The Toronto Film Festival synopsis describes the … Continue reading
The Catholic News Service has posted a review (with a detailed synopsis) of The Nativity Story. It is striking that, despite the many changes made here to the canonical versions of the story (including a number of references that foreshadow … Continue reading
As I write this some of our colleagues are enjoying themselves in Washington for the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. Why am I not with them? I have skipped the SBL for several years now under … Continue reading
Ah, the joys and frustrations of blogging. As those of you who have been attempting to add comments to posts on Apocryphicity already know, the blog has been experiencing some technical difficulties. These problems should now be resolved. I have … Continue reading
From Phil Harland's Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean Blog: Phil S. of hyperekperisou is proposing and starting up an ongoing blog carnival on patristics (the Church Fathers) and other aspects of Christianity in the second, third, and following centuries (including … Continue reading
Stephen Carlson on his blog Hypotyposeis has noted two recent printed works on the Secret Gospel of Mark. The first is a review of Carlson’s book by Bruce Chilton for the New York Sun. The second is an article from … Continue reading
The Charlotte Observer interviews Bart Ehrman on his new book (released just this last week), The Lost Gospel of Judas Iscariot: A New Look at Betrayer and Betrayed at http://www.charlotte.com/mld/observer/living/religion/15701139.htm.
Still sifting through the old news… Read an article from the National Catholic Reporter called “Art Draws on Gospels the Church Rejects” at http://ncronline.org/NCR_Online/archives2/2006c/090106/090106j.php.
This may be old news to many but…December 1 marks the release date of The Nativity Story, a film about…well, you know. What is of interest to CA scholars about the film is its use of traditions that can be … Continue reading
A few days ago I posted a brief summary of two events I attended in September and October. Looking back at what I wrote, it seemed to me that some clarification about the events was in order. First, they are … Continue reading
Phil Harland of York University (and administrator of the Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean blog) passed along this link to a Prada perfume ad which includes a recitation of the Gnostic writing “Thunder Perfect Mind”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nmFg7hZRv4.
Peter Dunn suggested at the Ottawa Conference that it would be helpful to have a database of links to on-line doctoral dissertations on the CA. In response, I have dedicated a section of my web site to such a database … Continue reading