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New Testament Apocrypha: More Noncanonical Scriptures, vol. 3

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An expansive compilation of New Testament apocrypha in English translation, featuring fascinating but heretofore unpublished texts.

New Testament Apocrypha, vol. 3, continues the More New Testament Apocrypha series’ quest to unearth the vast diversity of Christian scripture outside of the traditional canon. This new collection encompasses a broad range of languages—Greek, Church Slavic, Old English, Coptic, and more—and spans centuries, from the formation of the canonical New Testament to the high Middle Ages.

The selections here represent some of the least studied apocryphal texts, many of which have not previously received an English translation or even a critical edition. Notable newly edited and translated selections include the Martyrdom of Zechariah, the Decapitation of John the Forerunner, the Birth of John, the Revelation about the Lord’s Prayer, and the Dialogue of Mary and Christ on the Departure of the Soul.

Each text is accompanied by a robust introduction, bibliography, and notes. Scholars of apocrypha, Scripture, and hagiography from a breadth of disciplines will find this an indispensable reference for their research and teaching.

  • Includes an introduction, bibliography, and notes for each text
  • Represents some of the least studied apocryphal texts
  • Encompasses a broad range of languages—Greek, Church Slavic, Old English, Coptic, and more
  • Introduction

    I. Gospels and Related Traditions of New Testament Figures

  • The Hospitality and Perfume of the Bandit—Mark G. Bilby
  • The Gospel of the Twelve—James Toma
  • The Dialogue of Jesus and the Devil—Chance E. Bonar and Slavomír Čéplö
  • The Story of the Image of Edessa—Nathan J. Hardy
  • The Dream of the Rood—Alexander D’Alisera and Samuel Osborn
  • The Eremitic Life of Mary Magdalene—Brandon W. Hawk
  • The Martyrdom of Zechariah—Tony Burke and Sarah Veale
  • The Decapitation of John the Forerunner—Tony Burke
  • II. Apocryphal Acts and Related Traditions

  • The Acts of Andrew and Paul—Christian H. Bull and Alexander Kocar
  • The Acts of Andrew and Philemon—Ivan Miroshnikov
  • The Story of John Meeting Cerinthus—Lorne R. Zelyck
  • The Acts of John in Rome—Janet E. Spittler
  • The Acts of John by Prochorus—Janet E. Spittler
  • The Memorial of John—Rick Brannan
  • The Martyrdom of Mark—Tobias Nicklas
  • The History of Paul—Jacob A. Lollar
  • The Preaching of Simon Cephas in the City of Rome—J. Edward Walters
  • The Disputation of Peter and Nero—J. Edward Walters
  • The Acts of Christ and Peter in Rome—Julia A. Snyder and Slavomír Čéplö
  • The Passion of Peter and Paul—Carson Bay
  • The Preaching of Philip—Ivan Miroshnikov
  • III. Epistles

  • The Epistles of Ignatius, John, and Mary—Gregory Given
  • The Epistle of James to Quadratus—Brent Landau, Bradley Rice, and J. Edward Walters
  • The Epistles of Longinus, Augustus, Ursinus, and Patrophilus—Tony Burke
  • IV. Apocalypses

  • The Revelation about the Lord’s Prayer—Peter Tóth
  • The Dialogue of Mary and Christ on the Departure of the Soul—Christine Luckritz Marquis
  • The Questions of John (Interrogatio Iohannis)—Stephen C. E. Hopkins
  • 1 Revelation of Matthew about the End Times—Stephen Pelle
  • 2 Revelation of Matthew about the End Times—Charles D. Wright and Stephen Pelle
  • Title: New Testament Apocrypha: More Noncanonical Scriptures, vol. 3
  • Author: Tony Burke
  • Publisher: Eerdmans
  • Print Publication Date: 2023
  • Pages: 720
  • Language: English
  • Resources: 1
  • Format: Digital › Logos Research Edition
  • Resource ID: LLS:NWTSTMNTSCRPTRS
  • Resource Type: Monograph
  • Metadata Last Updated: 2022-08-29T15:01:52Z

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Tony Burke is Professor of Religious Studies at York University in Toronto and founding president of the North American Society for the Study of Christian Apocryphal Literature. He is also the author of Secret Scriptures Revealed: A New Introduction to the Christian Apocrypha and coeditor of New Testament Apocrypha: More Noncanonical Scriptures, volume 1.

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    $51.99

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