Monthly Archives: October 2015

Syriac Infancy Gospel of Thomas: Edition in Progress (Part 3)

Between 2012 and 2014 I picked away at the edition while working on other projects. Brent Landau and I had begun the More New Testament Apocrypha project (a series of volumes collecting neglected Christian Apocrypha in new translations) and that … Continue reading

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2016 St. Andrews Symposium for Biblical and Early Christian Studies

The St Andrews Symposium for Biblical and Early Christian Studies is pleased to announce its conference for the summer of 2016: Son of God: Divine Sonship in Jewish and Christian Antiquity. The conference will be held 6-8 June 2016 at … Continue reading

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More New Testament Apocrypha Vol. 1 Due August 2016

The first volume of New Testament Apocrypha: More Noncanonical Scriptures, edited by me and Brent Landau is listed in the Eerdmans catalog  with a release date of August, 2016. The cover, pictured here, is probably still preliminary, but features an … Continue reading

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2015 York Christian Apocrypha Symposium: A Postmortem (Part 4)

The final day of the Symposium began with a session that was a bit of a grab-bag of papers. Early versions of the program were more cohesive, but with some presenters pulling out, new ones coming in, and the needs … Continue reading

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Syriac Infancy Gospel of Thomas: Edition in Progress (Part 2)

When I returned to examining the Syriac Infancy Thomas tradition in 2008 I began with the Vatican manuscript translated in part (chs. 5-8 only) by Paul Peeters in 1914. He stated at the time that the manuscript was superior to … Continue reading

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2015 York Christian Apocrypha: A Postmortem (Part 3)

Part of the mandate of the Symposium series, from its start, is to respond to the widespread interest in the Christian Apocrypha and reach out to the wider public. Indeed, that’s why also we publish the proceedings with Cascade, so … Continue reading

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Syriac Infancy Gospel of Thomas: Edition in Progress (Part 1)

One of the projects I hoped to finish over this past summer is a long-percolating critical edition of the Syriac tradition of the Infancy Gospel of Thomas. Alas, I was not able to complete the project, but instead of spending … Continue reading

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2015 York Christian Apocrypha Symposium: A Postmortem (Part 2)

Day two of the Symposium began with a brief introduction in which Brent Landau and I discussed the history of the Symposium and the theme of this year’s gathering. Then our first session on the writing of early apocrypha kicked … Continue reading

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