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: November 2014
This week marked our final look at Christian-authored apocrypha; our final class, in two weeks, focuses on anti-Christian apocrypha (the Toledot Yeshu and the Gospel of Barnabas) and modern anti-Christian apocrypha apologetic writers. But this week we looked at tales … Continue reading
Here is a quick rundown of the sessions and papers at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature focusing on Christian Apocrypha. I hope I found them all. See you in San Diego. Christian Apocrypha Section sessions: … Continue reading
Last Monday morning a story appeared in the press, first in England but very soon all around the world, about a “lost gospel” that contains evidence that Jesus was married to Mary Magdalene and had two children. You’ve probably heard … Continue reading
The class began this week on a bit of a tangent. We discussed Simcha Jacobovici and Barrie Wilson’s controversial book The Lost Gospel, which had been mentioned in the news since the previous morning. It was somewhat appropriate for us … Continue reading
On Monday (November 10) I will be giving a talk at York University on so-called Modern Apocrypha. The presentation is based on a paper I will be presenting as part of the 2015 York Christian Apocrypha Symposium, “Fakes, Fictions, Forgeries: … Continue reading
I began our first class on the apocryphal acts with a statement that the material typically does not excite students. Jesus appears very little in the texts and, let’s face it, the apocryphal acts are rather long and tedious. That … Continue reading
Back in the summer, Christopher Skinner sent me a copy of his book, What Are They Saying About the Gospel of Thomas? (Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press, 2012). It is a slim book (around 120 pages), so it did not take … Continue reading