Monthly Archives: June 2012

New Testament Apocrypha Course: Week 6

The final week of this year's New Testament Apocrypha course comprised two classes: one on Paul, and one on art and film. For the Paul class we examined such texts as the Acts of Paul, Acts of Thecla, 3 Corinthians, … Continue reading

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New Testament Apocrypha Course: Week 5

The first class of the week (Monday) focused on “anti-gospels,” specifically the Toledoth Yeshu (and related Jewish anti-Christian material from the Talmud) and the Gospel of Barnabas (a 14th-century Muslim text). These texts are rarely discussed in the context of … Continue reading

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A New Library for St. Catherine’s Monastery

St. Catherine's Monastery is getting a new library and working to digitize its entire collection. Read about it HERE. My favourite part of the article: “You wait so long you want to see some action,” says Father Justin, who can’t … Continue reading

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2012 Réunion de l’AELAC

Reposted from Alin Suciu's blog (simply because he got to it first and saves me from retyping it): The Association pour l’étude de la littérature apocryphe chrétienne (AELAC) has announced on its website the programme for the 2012 meeting, which … Continue reading

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