Monthly Archives: January 2010

Roger Viklund vs. Craig Evans on Secret Mark

Roger Viklund has posted this excellent response to a discussion between Craig Evans and lee Strobel about Secret Mark (from Strobel's The Case For the Real Jesus). The comments Evans makes are similar (and thus similarly erroneous) to those he … Continue reading

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Christian Apocrypha Site of the Week

(Yes, I know, I have hardly been regular on posting these “CA of the week” features, but I try) A helpful reader has passed along a link to Pitts Theology Library at Emory University which has prepared an excellent research … Continue reading

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Detecting a Gospel Forgery

There is an interesting article on the Friends of CSNTM (Center for the Study of New Testament Manuscripts) page on the recent uncovering of a forged NT manuscript (HERE). I don't know, though–let's see, it was written on one side … Continue reading

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Searching for Syriac Manuscripts

In my neverending work on the Infancy Gospel of Thomas, I have begun the process of collating copies of the Life of Mary edited by E. A. W. Budge over a century ago. Some of the manuscripts, however, are quite … Continue reading

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Children in Late Antique Christianity

I just received my free copy of Cornelia Horn and Robert Phenix’s essay collection, Children in Late Ancient Christianity (Mohr Siebeck, to be published this month). I have a free copy because the book features my essay, “‘Social Viewing’ of … Continue reading

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