Monthly Archives: December 2009

A Very Small Book on the Christian Apocrypha

It just came to my attention that Paul Foster (editor and contributor to the fine volume The Non-Canonical Gospels, mentioned HERE) has published a volume in the Very Short Introduction series on The Apocryphal Gospels. More information can be found … Continue reading

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New Apocrypha Collection from Oxford

Oxford University Press is releasing in June a new collection of Christian Apocrypha, The Apocryphal Gospels: Texts and Translations, compiled by Bart Ehrman and Zlatko Plese. It is touted as a multi-lingual collection–i.e., it features the texts in their original … Continue reading

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More Christian Apocrypha

I mentioned in a previous post several texts that tend to be omitted from "New Testament Apocrypha" collections and thus have been neglected in scholarship. Typically this is because they are relatively late texts and thus fall outside of the … Continue reading

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Christian Apocrypha at 2010 SBL

[Since I was not able to attend this year's SBL in New Orleans, I asked Harvard alum and CA scholar Brent Landau to provide this summary for us. Thanks Brent.] I was only able to attend two of the three … Continue reading

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A Debate on Secret Mark?

Peter Jeffery, author of The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled, added a comment to my post from a few weeks ago on the Secret Mark articles in Biblical Archeological Review. He wrote: I did not write for BAR because I … Continue reading

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Review of Tim Newton’s The Forgotten Gospels

The new Review of Biblical Literature has a review of a new CA collection/commentary by Tim Newton: The Forgotten Gospels: Life and Teachings of Jesus Supplementary to the New Testament: A New Translation (Berkley, Calif.: Counterpoint, 2009).

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