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Christopher Skinner reviews Secret Scriptures Revealed

Christopher Skinner has published a review of my book Secret Scriptures Revealed on the Crux Sola blog (HERE). He concludes: Several features of this book stand out in my mind. First, the material Burke covers is grouped by subject matter, … Continue reading

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Secret Scriptures Revealed Interview on “Teachings of Enoch”

A few weeks ago James Allen, host of "Teachings of Enoch," a radio show on KKVV in Las Vegas, interviewed me on my book Secret Scriptures Revealed. You can listen to the two-part interview at James' archive site. Thanks again, … Continue reading

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Brandon Hawk Reviews Secret Scriptures Revealed

Brandon Hawk, a student working on Anglo-Saxon apocrypha at the University of Connecticut, has posted to his blog this excellent review of my book Secret Scriptures Revealed (excellent because it's so positive!). Thanks Brandon.

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Secret Scriptures Revealed Book Launch

Last night we celebrated the North American release of my new book Secret Scriptures Revealed: A New Introduction to the Christian Apocrypha with a small gathering at a local book store, Words Worth Books, in Waterloo, Ontario. I have a … Continue reading

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Guest post on Eerwords Blog on Secret Scriptures Revealed

The North American edition of Secret Scriptures Revealed: A New Introduction to the Christian Apocrypha was released just a few weeks ago by Eerdmans. As part of their marketing strategy, I was asked to contribute a guest post to their … Continue reading

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More Secret Scriptures 6: The Preaching of Simon Cephas in the City of Rome

(The latest in a series of posts about little-known Christian Apocrypha that could not be included in my recent book, Secret Scriptures Revealed: A New Introduction to the the Christian Apocrypha, now available in Europe and to be released in … Continue reading

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More Secret Scriptures 5: Pseudo-Memoirs of the Apostles

(The latest in a series of posts about little-known Christian Apocrypha that could not be included in my recent book, Secret Scriptures Revealed: A New Introduction to the the Christian Apocrypha, now available in Europe and to be released in … Continue reading

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More Secret Scriptures 4: The Martyrdom of Pilate and the Lament of the Virgin

(The latest in a series of posts about little-known Christian Apocrypha that could not be included in my recent book, Secret Scriptures Revealed: A New Introduction to the the Christian Apocrypha, now available in Europe and to be released in … Continue reading

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More Secret Scriptures 2: Letters from Jesus to Peter and Paul

(The second in a series of posts about little-known Christian Apocrypha that could not be included in my recent book, Secret Scriptures Revealed: A New Introduction to the the Christian Apocrypha, to be released later this month) While reading Bart … Continue reading

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More Secret Scriptures: John and the Young Bishop of Ephesus

In celebration of the release of my new book, Secret Scriptures Revealed: A New Introduction to the Christian Apocrypha, I am running a series of posts on texts that could not be included in the book due to space considerations … Continue reading

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Secret Scriptures Revealed: Thoughts on Writing for Non-Specialists, Part 4

The final chapter of SSR is titled “Myths, Misconceptions, and Misinformation about the Christian Apocrypha.” It is a distillation of my previous work on the conflict between liberal scholarship on the Christian Apocrypha and its apologetic critics, a conflict occasioned … Continue reading

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“Secret Scriptures Revealed” Coming in June

My popular-audience introduction to the Christian Apocrypha is listed in the new SPCK catalog (see above) for release in June. For more on the project see the series of posts HERE (1) HERE (2) and HERE (3).

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Secret Scriptures Revealed! Thoughts on Writing for Non-Specialists, part 3

This is the third in a series of reflections on the writing of my latest project, Secret Scriptures Revealed: A New Introduction to the Christian Apocrypha. The book, to be published later this year by SPCK, is intended for a … Continue reading

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Secret Scriptures Revealed! Thoughts on Writing for Non-specialists, part 2

  This is the second in a series of posts on my efforts to write a book on the Christian Apocrypha for non-specialists. The book is entitled Secret Scriptures Revealed: A New Introduction to the Christian Apocrypha and will be … Continue reading

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Secret Scriptures Revealed! Thoughts on Writing for Non-Specialists, part 1

I have been asked by SPCK Publishing to write a book for non-specialists on the Christian Apocrypha. After some deliberation, we settled on the title, Secret Scriptures Revealed: A New Introduction to the Christian Apocrypha. I think it has some … Continue reading

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