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: August 2010
The short article I wrote for the JBL Forum a few years ago entitled "Heresy Hunting in the New Millennium" (read it HERE and some reactions and discussion HERE) has now appeared in its original longer form in the latest … Continue reading
Mark Bilby (University of Virginia) pointed out to me this edition by Sebastian Brock of a fifth-century Syriac poem entitled The Dispute Between the Cherub and the Thief. The poem is related to the Decensus traditions in which the one … Continue reading
The Infancy Gospels Research Program is hosting three conferences in Switzerland this fall. You can check out the program HERE. The events feature surprisingly few North American scholars and also little on apocryphal texts (though see the final day, which … Continue reading
I have just added this text to the More Christian Apocrypha page on my main site (www.tonyburke.ca). It's a curious text, as it reports some events of John's life and death differently from other Baptist-related texts and traditions. Here Herod's … Continue reading
Jim Davila at Paleojudaica pointed out this review of Reidar Aasgaard's study of the Infancy Gospel of Thomas (The Childhood of Jesus: Decoding the Apocryphal Infancy Gospel of Thomas, Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2009).