Monthly Archives: November 2010

On “The Heresy of Orthodoxy,” Part Four

In this final post of my critique of Andreas J. Köstenberger’s and Michael J. Kruger’s The Heresy of Orthodoxy: How Contemporary Culture’s Fascination with Diversity has Reshaped our Understanding of Early Christianity (Wheaton, ILL: Crossway, 2010) I focus on K&K’s … Continue reading

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On “The Heresy of Orthodoxy,” Part Three

I resume my critique of the Andreas J. Köstenberger’s and Michael J. Kruger’s The Heresy of Orthodoxy: How Contemporary Culture’s Fascination with Diversity has Reshaped our Understanding of Early Christianity (Wheaton, ILL: Crossway, 2010) with the final chapter of the … Continue reading

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Updated: Christian Apocrypha at the 2010 SBL

Here is an updated list (probably still not complete) of CA-related sessions and papers at this year's Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature: SATURDAY NOV. 20 Debra J. Bucher (Vassar College): "A Marriage of Convenience: Apocalyptic Texts and … Continue reading

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On “The Heresy of Orthodoxy,” Part Two

This is the second in a series of posts on Andreas J. Köstenberger’s and Michael J. Kruger’s recent book, The Heresy of Orthodoxy: How Contemporary Culture’s Fascination with Diversity has Reshaped our Understanding of Early Christianity (Wheaton, ILL: Crossway, 2010). … Continue reading

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On “The Heresy of Orthodoxy”, Part One

This is the first in a series of posts on Andreas J. Köstenberger's and Michael J. Kruger’s recent book, The Heresy of Orthodoxy: How Contemporary Culture’s Fascination with Diversity has Reshaped our Understanding of Early Christianity (Wheaton, ILL: Crossway, 2010). … Continue reading

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Secret Mark Symposium

Some time ago Peter Jeffery (author of The Secret Gospel of Mark Unveiled) and I discussed on Apocryphicity (see HERE) the idea of assembling scholars of Secret Mark for some kind of fruitful debate–more fruitful, at least, than previous attempts … Continue reading

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Update on More Christian Apocrypha Page

I have just updated my page of More Christian Apocrypha, a resource page on rarely-studied apocryphal texts. The first section, on various gospels and epistles, now has more links to on-line texts, a brief description of manuscript sources, and some … Continue reading

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More Anti-CA Apologetic from Darrell Bock?

Darrell Bock, author of The Missing Gospels: Unearthing the truth Behind Alternative Christianities (2006), has a new book out this month entitled Recovering the Real Lost Gospel: Reclaiming the Gospel as Good News (you can read the promotional blurb HERE). … Continue reading

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New Fragments of Gospel of Judas Published

April DeConick mentions on her blog The Forbidden Gospels the publication of an article in the journal Early Christianity giving the contents of the Ohio fragments of the Gospel of Judas. Read her post HERE.

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The Revelation of the Magi

November sees the release of a new book by Brent Landau (University of Oklahoma) on a rarely-studied CA text. Revelation of the Magi: The Lost Tale of the Wise Men’s Journey to Bethlehem (from Harper Collins) features an English translation … Continue reading

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