Monthly Archives: July 2008

The History of The Thirty Pieces of Silver Given to Judas

As mentioned in the previous post, Bernard Outtier published in 1999 an expanded version of the Abgar Correspondence from an Armenian manuscript ("Une forme enrichie de la Légende d’Abgar en arménien" from Apocryphes arménians. This form of the text features … Continue reading

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Armenian Apocrypha

While at the AELAC meeting in Dole I picked up a book on Armenian Apocrypha (Calzolari Bouvier, V., J-D. Kaestli, and B. Outtier, eds. Apocryphes arménians: Transmission, traduction, création, iconographie. Actes du colloque international sur la literature apocryphe en langue … Continue reading

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Christian Apocrypha Sessions SBL 2008

The program for this year’s Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature is now available on-line. Here are the sessions and papers related to the Christian Apocrypha: Christian Apocrypha 11/23/2008 ~ 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM Theme: The Latest … Continue reading

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Apocrypha Vol. 17

The latest volume of the annual journal Apocrypha was released just a few months ago. I picked up a copy at the l’AELAC conference. Here are the contents (previous years contents can be found on the l’AELAC web site HERE): … Continue reading

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Bock and Wallace on Religious Intolerance in the Academy

I have been rereading Darrell L. Bock and Daniel B. Wallace’s Dethroning Jesus: Exposing Popular Culture’s Quest to Unseat the Biblical Christ (Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2007) for a paper I am writing. I was struck by one statement in particular: … Continue reading

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Life of Mary in two Altarpieces

While in Paris last week, I visited the Musée National du Moyen Age. The museum is situated in the Latin Quarter of Paris, combining two earlier buildings: Gallo-Roman baths (1st-3rd cent.) and the former residence of the abbots of Cluny … Continue reading

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Réunion annuelle de l’AELAC 2008: A Report

This year’s AELAC (Association pour l’étude de la literature apocryphe chrétienne) réunion took place in Dole, France June 26-28. The association was formed by French and Swiss scholars in 1981 and is responsible for a well-regarded line of critical editions … Continue reading

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