Category Archives: Funeral of Jesus

“On the Funeral of Jesus”: Apocryphal Passion Traditions from a Fifteenth-Century Manuscript

The latest volume of Le Muséon (129: 251-78) features my article “Two New Witnesses to the Acta Pilati Tradition.” I first came across the two texts while working on my dissertation (way back in 2000!). The catalog for one of … Continue reading

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Returning to the Funeral of Jesus

Several years ago I came across a text described in a manuscript catalog as “On the Funeral of Jesus.” I worked up an edition and translation of the text for the 2010 workshop in Winnipeg on Acta Pilati traditions. At … Continue reading

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Acts of Pilate Workshop

In October, I will be participating in a workshop in Winnipeg on the Acts of Pilate/Gospel of Nicodemus cycle of texts ("Editing the Acts of Pilate in Early Christian Languages: Theory and Practice"). If interested in this enterprise, you can … Continue reading

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“The Funeral of Jesus”: A New Passion Gospel?

Several weeks ago I posted the beginning and ending of a fragment of a text I referred to as the “Funeral of Jesus” which I recently came across in a manuscript catalogue entry. I have since obtained the manuscript and … Continue reading

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New Apocryphon on the Funeral of Jesus?

While viewing the contents of a manuscript listed in a catalogue I came across a fragmentary text which appears to discuss the funeral of Jesus. The text begins: "…he was greatly afraid. He said to Joseph: 'I give you, Joseph, … Continue reading

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