Monthly Archives: November 2015

SBL 2015 Diary: Days 3 and 4

The morning of day 3 began with a meeting with some fine folks from Polebridge Press, the publishing wing of the Westar Institute. My friend and York colleague Phil Harland has recently become involved with Westar, best known (perhaps infamously) … Continue reading

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2015 SBL Diary: Day 2

Day two of the 2015 SBL annual meeting began for me with the “Blogger and Online Publication” panel, a welcome change from Christian Apocrypha (mostly because I don’t have to take any notes! I can sit back and just listen). … Continue reading

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2015 SBL Diary: Day 1

[This account is a little late, but as a Canadian without a U.S. data plan, and given the poor Wifi capability in the conference hotels, it’s been difficult to do much of anything online over the past several days.] I … Continue reading

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Ten Books on Christian Apocrypha to Look For at SBL 2015

In no particular order: Vernon K. Robbins and Jonathan M. Potter (editors). Jesus and Mary Reimagined in Early Christian Literature. Atlanta: Scholars Press, 2015. Excerpt. Lincoln H. Blumell and Thomas A. Wayment (editors). Christian Oxyrhynchus: Texts, Documents, and Sources. Baylor … Continue reading

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New Book Series: Inventing Christianity

Penn State University Press is pleased to announce Inventing Christianity, a new book series edited by L. Stephanie Cobb and David L. Eastman. All books in the series will focus on the second and third centuries, a time when insiders … Continue reading

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Christian Apocrypha at the 2015 SBL

Here is a quick rundown of the sessions and papers at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature focusing on Christian Apocrypha. I hope I found them all. See you in Atlanta. Christian Apocrypha Section sessions: S21-114 … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 2016 CSBS/CSPS Apocrypha Session

The Canadian Society of Biblical Studies, in partnership with the Canadian Society of Patristic Studies, offers a joint session at their annual meetings devoted to Christian Apocrypha. For 2016, we will be mounting two sessions: one is a book review … Continue reading

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