Tony Burke: I have joined the editorial board of the Journal of Biblical Literature. Send your apocrypha articles our way!
Tony Burke: I will be at the University of Virginia on Nov. 2 for a guest seminar and a lecture. Thanks @JanetSpittler for the… https://t.co/BpwCF4sZQj
Tony Burke: @evandeneykel @thomaswhitley @NASSCALtw Apparently it is. I had to come up with something creative.
Tony Burke: The North American Society for the Study of Christian Apocryphal Literature (@NASSCALtw) is now on twitter. Please… https://t.co/qS5fldwxei
Tony Burke: A laudatory, though mostly descriptive, review of New Testament Apocrypha: More Noncanonical Scriptures by Paul Fos… https://t.co/QdAhybQTRY
Tony Burke: Manuscripta apocryphorum: Saint-Omer, Bibliothèque Municipale, MS 202 (9 c.) feat. Gos. Nic. & Vengeance of Savior.… https://t.co/QcouLukSCu
Monthly Archives: February 2008
Several months ago I posted an item here on the start of my investigation into the Syriac tradition of the Infancy Gospel of Thomas (available HERE). Since then I have made significant progress in obtaining manuscripts and have begun collating … Continue reading
Despite my interest in Gnosticism and all things apocryphal, I must confess that I find reading one Gnostic cosmogogical myth after another rather tedious. I have speculated before that perhaps other young religious systems went through a similar process of … Continue reading
The first assignment due in my current Gnosticism course is a translation comparison. The goal of the assignment is for students to see how much work is involved in putting together an edition of a text and how the editor’s … Continue reading
A story is making the rounds of the blogging world of a manuscript discovery from the Deir al-Surian monastery in Egypt. The story (found HERE) focuses on the recovery of a missing page of a codex housed at the British … Continue reading
In 2007 I used the Apocryphicity blog as a host for some musings on the weekly classes of my course on the New Testament Apocrypha. I am now teaching the counterpart to that course: Gnosticism. Though a little late into … Continue reading
The deadline is fast approaching for proposals for the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature. The meeting takes place in Boston, November 21-25. Anyone interested in submitting a proposal to the Christian Apocrypha Section (really, the only … Continue reading