Tony Burke: Roundup of Christian Apocrypha papers from this year's International SBL in Berlin: https://t.co/AdaqQGQdKO
Tony Burke: On N.T. Wright's demonizing of transgender people as Gnostics (https://t.co/ZTcrCjDISV) see my 2008 Heresy article https://t.co/DcAMt3Am0S
Tony Burke: A preview of my paper (with Slavomír ?éplö) for the 2017 International SBL: “‘Arabic’ Infancy Gospel No More": https://t.co/LQKUbbKZuI
Tony Burke: New entries on e-Clavis Christian Apocrypha: Arab. Gos. Inf., Vis. Theo., Freer Logion, Hist. John. https://t.co/ABDqE0IjPz
Monthly Archives: April 2007
Blogging has been a rather low priority lately as I have been dealing with the joys and pains of applying to SSHRCC for funding to host this year's Christian Apocrypha Workshop. The first CA Workshop was hosted by Pierluigi Piovanelli … Continue reading
Elaine Pagels promoted her latest book Reading Judas: The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity (with Karen L. King) on the Colbert Report this past week. You can also read about a recent talk by the author from … Continue reading
John Dart, a writer for the Christian Century and author of several CA-related books (Decoding Mark, Unearthing the Lost Words of Jesus, and The Jesus of Heresy and History), posted on the publication’s “Theolog” a response to the recent NY … Continue reading
The Infancy Gospel of James is featured prominently in a new book by Frederica Mathewes-Green, The Lost Gospel of Mary: The Mother of Jesus in Three Ancient Texts from Paraclete Press. An interview with the author is available here. The … Continue reading
The Times On-line reports that the scene in which Veronica wipes the face of Jesus has been removed from the Via Dolorosa. The move is a response to the popularity of apocryphal gospels (see a previous post on the Vatican … Continue reading
A Reuters article in an Australian on-line news source reports that the Vatican is not happy with coverage of the church by the media. In an interview, a “top aide to Pope Benedict” registers an objection to how the CA … Continue reading
The SBL Forum features a rebuttal article by Francois Bovon on his involvement with The Lost Tomb of Jesus book and documentary.
John Dominic Crossan offers this review of Karen King’s and Elaine Pagels’ The Gospel of Judas and the Shaping of Christianity. April DeConick’s The Forbidden Gospels blog features a preview of her new book The Thirteenth Apostle: What the Gospel … Continue reading
Stephen Carlson’s Hypotyposeis blog recently noted the publication of this short article on the Secret Mark debate. It mentions works by Carlson, Peter Jefferey, and Scott Brown.