Tony Burke: Review of Fakes, Forgeries, and Fictions (YCAS 2015) by Chance Bonar in Vigiliae Christianae: https://t.co/8IpnePmKu8
Tony Burke: What Did Jesus Look Like? Answers can be found in the Epistle of Lentulus, the Doctrine of Addai, and several Pilat… https://t.co/0aXlMNpj9X
Tony Burke: Reflections on teaching New Testament Apocrypha: canon lists and the Bauer thesis. https://t.co/wvNEnuiYKu https://t.co/jvv3GgCtul
Tony Burke: Final (hopefully) list of contents for More New Testament Apocrypha vol. 2. https://t.co/S6tf8J72p4
Tony Burke: At what point in transcribing a barely legible manuscript copied by a sloppy scribe is it acceptable to just throw… https://t.co/aerEOeL8Ks
Monthly Archives: February 2014
VIA LARRY HURTADO'S BLOG: Larry comments on the second episode of BBC's The Bible Hunters (HERE). This episode focuses on discoveries of apocryphal texts (the Nag Hammadi Library and Oxyhrynchus). I'll make some comments on it as soon as I … Continue reading
Several years ago I came across a text described in a manuscript catalog as “On the Funeral of Jesus.” I worked up an edition and translation of the text for the 2010 workshop in Winnipeg on Acta Pilati traditions. At … Continue reading
Brandon Hawk, a student working on Anglo-Saxon apocrypha at the University of Connecticut, has posted to his blog this excellent review of my book Secret Scriptures Revealed (excellent because it's so positive!). Thanks Brandon.
VIA LARRY HURTADO'S BLOG: Larry Hurtado is among the scholars interviewed for BBC's two-part series "Bible Hunters." He offers some reflections on the first episode HERE. The home page for the series at BBC includes two clips from the first … Continue reading
VIA Paleojudaica: Egypt's Mysterious Monastery Hides Ancient Secrets by Teresa Levonian Cole in Spear's Magazine (made available here via AINA. Among the many finds at Deir al-Surian (the Monastery of the Syrians) is the earliest manuscript witness to the Infancy … Continue reading
The 2014 réunion de l'AELAC will take place August 29-31 at the Centre culturel Saint Thomas in Strasbourg. Traditionally (indeed for over 25 years) the réunion has taken place at Mont Roland in Dole. But the centre has closed its … Continue reading
VIA LARRY HURTADO: "Jesus' Wife" Fragment: Latest Developments Rumour has it that the ink is not modern. Of course, this won't silence those who want it to be a forgery.
As mentioned in my previous post, I will be appearing at University of Toronto on Monday as part of a series led by their Seminar for Culture and Religion in Antiquity. The title of the paper is, "What Do We … Continue reading