Monthly Archives: November 2015

Ten Books on Christian Apocrypha to Look For at SBL 2015

By Tony 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 University Press, 2015.
David E. Wilhite. The Gospel according to Heretics. Discovering Orthodoxy …read more

Philo dinner…

By TorreyS It has become a recurring tradition that some evening during the SBL Annual Meeting, Philo scholars are invited to participate in an evening dinner session in some nearby restaurant. Thus, in this way following the traditions of Philo about the sociality in dining together, ‘old’ and ‘new’ Philo scholars can …read more


By Brian LePort Beth M. Sheppard’s The Craft of History and the Study of the New Testament (Resources for Biblical Study; Atlanta: SBL, 2012) is a helpful volume because it creates a dialogue between historians and biblical/New Testament scholars. Historians have a variety of methods that they’ve applied to their discipline and the …read more

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