Monthly Archives: October 2016

Mosaics Discovered of “Christian king” Abgar

According to the Daily Sabbah, five mosaics have been discovered from the reign of Abgar V (r. 4 BCE – 7 CE; 13-50 CE), the fifth king of the kingdom of Osroene (Edessa), “depicting fine engravings and Syriac inscriptions.” The … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: 2017 SBL International Christian Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha Section

The 2017 SBL International Meeting will take place August 7-11 in Berlin, Germany. The deadline for proposals is February 22, 2017. Description: The Section fosters ongoing study of extra-canonical texts, as subjects of literary and philological investigation; as evidence for … Continue reading

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Christian Apocrypha at the 2016 SBL

Here is a quick rundown of the sessions and papers at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society of Biblical Literature focusing on Christian Apocrypha. I hope I found them all. See you in San Antonio. Christian Apocrypha Section sessions: … Continue reading

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