We are told in Andrew Gregory’s foreword and in Tony Burke’s introduction that Fakes, Forgeries and Fictions: Writing Ancient and Modern Christian Apocrypha is the third and final publication in the Christian Apocrypha Symposium series hosted by York University in Toronto. The first symposium was held in 2011 and resulted in the publication of Ancient Gospel or Modern Forgery? The Secret Gospel of Mark in Debate (2013). The second was held in 2013 and resulted in Forbidden Texts on the Western Frontier: The Christian Apocrypha in North American Perspectives (2015). All three of these collections of essays and responses constitute important contributions to the study of Christian Apocrypha. Appearing alongside these volumes is the related New Testament Apocrypha: More Noncanonical Scriptures, vol. 1 (2016), edited by Tony Burke and Brent Landau. The Christian Apocrypha Symposium will continue its work under the banner of the North American Society for the...
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Book Review| October 16 2019
Fakes, Forgeries, and Fictions: Writing Ancient and Modern Christian Apocrypha
Burke, Tony, ed.
Fakes, Forgeries, and Fictions: Writing Ancient and Modern Christian Apocrypha. Proceedings from the 2015 York University Christian Apocrypha Symposium.
2017. Pp. xxviii + 444. ISBN 978-1-5326-0373-0. $40.
Bulletin for Biblical Research (2019) 29 (3): 440–442.
Craig A. Evans; Fakes, Forgeries, and Fictions: Writing Ancient and Modern Christian Apocrypha. Bulletin for Biblical Research 16 October 2019; 29 (3): 440–442. doi: https://doi.org/10.5325/bullbiblrese.29.3.0440
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