Tony Burke: Roundup of Christian Apocrypha papers from this year's International SBL in Berlin: https://t.co/AdaqQGQdKO
Tony Burke: On N.T. Wright's demonizing of transgender people as Gnostics (https://t.co/ZTcrCjDISV) see my 2008 Heresy article https://t.co/DcAMt3Am0S
Tony Burke: A preview of my paper (with Slavomír ?éplö) for the 2017 International SBL: “‘Arabic’ Infancy Gospel No More": https://t.co/LQKUbbKZuI
Tony Burke: New entries on e-Clavis Christian Apocrypha: Arab. Gos. Inf., Vis. Theo., Freer Logion, Hist. John. https://t.co/ABDqE0IjPz
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