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New Testament Apocrypha: More Noncanonical Scriptures

New Testament Apocrypha: More Noncanonical Scriptures

by Tony Burke

A compilation of apocryphal Christian texts, many translated into English for the first time, with comprehensive introductions.This second volume of New Testament Apocrypha continues the work of the first by making available to English readers more apocryphal texts. Twenty-nine texts are featured, including The Adoration of the Magi and The Life of… Read more…

Secret Scriptures Revealed: A New Introduction to the Christian Apocrypha

Secret Scriptures Revealed: A New Introduction to the Christian Apocrypha

by Tony Burke

The Christian Apocrypha burst into the public consciousness in 2003, following the publication of The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown. Interest in the wide assortment of texts not included in the Bible has remained strong ever since. Although much has been written and said on the subject, misunderstandings still abound. Tony Burke's Secret Scriptures Revealed… Read more…

Ancient Gospel or Modern Forgery?

Ancient Gospel or Modern Forgery?

by Tony Burke

In 1958, American historian of religion Morton Smith made an astounding discovery in the Mar Saba monastery in Jerusalem. Copied into the back of a seventeenth-century book was a lost letter attributed to Clement of Alexandria (ca. 150-215 CE) that contained excerpts from a longer version of the Gospel of Mark written by Mark himself and circulating in Alexa… Read more…