Category Archives: Conferences

Call for Papers Extended: 19th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies

Via Timothy Sailors: As part of the 19th International Conference of Ethiopian Studies, to be held from 24-28 August, 2015, at the University of Warsaw, Poland, a panel on ‘Early Christian Literature Preserved in Classical Ethiopic (Ge’ez)’ is being organized … Continue reading

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Technology and the Book

While we're on the topic of technology and manuscripts, take a look at this video currently making the rounds on the internet (sorry, I don't know how to embed the video in this post). It is a skit from a … Continue reading

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Top Ten Faulty Arguments in anti-Apocrypha Apologetics (Part 1)

There has been talk lately on various blogs about certain conservative scholars (specifically, N. T. Wright) and the biases that influence their positions on events in the life of Jesus (specifically, the resurrection). I, too, have come again into contact … Continue reading

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Do Non-canonical Gospels Make You “Uneasy”?

April DeConick has begun a discussion on her Forbidden Gospels blog asking “Why do noncanonical texts make us uneasy?” (begin HERE). Of course this “us” would not include April and myself and at least some of our readers. We are … Continue reading

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“Long-lost Gospel” Featured in Play

Broadwayworld.com reports that an Off-Broadway play called The Busy World is Hushed is moving to Los Angeles. In the course of the article we discover that the play involves some intrigue over a “long-lost gospel.” From the synopsis: With wisdom, … Continue reading

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New Blog on the Christian Apocrypha

Scripta de Divinis is a new blog by Tim Brookins, an M. Div. student and Latin teacher from North Carolina, devoted in part to the Christian Apocrypha.

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Post-Holiday Roundup: The Gospel of Judas

The Green Bay Press Gazette has an article reviewing recent books on the Gospel of Judas. Novelist Jeffrey Archer is writing a book inspired by the Gospel of Judas. Read an article on it from the Times On-line. Read an … Continue reading

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Post-Holiday Roundup: Apocrypha on TV

Apocryphicity has been on hiatus over the holidays. It's time now to catch up on a variety of material on the CA posted on the internet over the past few weeks. For those of you who missed the CNN documentary … Continue reading

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“The Gospel Truth” from US N&WR

The US News and World Report recently published an extensive article on the CA titled: “The Gospel Truth: Why some old books are stirring up a new debate about the meaning of Jesus.” You can read it here. The article … Continue reading

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The Lost Gospels on BBC4

Did anyone in the UK catch the program The Lost Gospels aired on BBC4 December 4? I have been trying in vain to find official information on the show but have only managed to find blog entries. Read one here … Continue reading

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Patristics Carnival

Phil S., administrator of the hyperekperisou blog has posted his “Patristics Carnival”—essentially a summary of recent blog entries relating to Patristics. Apocryphicity is mentioned as is Jim Davilla’s excellent Paleojudaica blog.

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Apocrypha Links Updated

The New Testament Apocrypha section of my main site TonyBurke.ca has been updated–specifically, the Internet Resources section has been expanded to include more sites and features better descriptions of the sites' content. If you know of a worthy site that … Continue reading

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Blog Problems

Ah, the joys and frustrations of blogging. As those of you who have been attempting to add comments to posts on Apocryphicity already know, the blog has been experiencing some technical difficulties. These problems should now be resolved. I have … Continue reading

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Another Apocrypha Blog

From Phil Harland's Religions of the Ancient Mediterranean Blog: Phil S. of hyperekperisou is proposing and starting up an ongoing blog carnival on patristics (the Church Fathers) and other aspects of Christianity in the second, third, and following centuries (including … Continue reading

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Welcome

Does the world need another blog? Apparently yes, it does, because this is the first and only blog devoted to the study of the Christian apocrypha. The genesis of Apocryphicity occurred at a conference on the Christian apocrypha in Ottawa … Continue reading

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