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Book Notice: Secret Scriptures Revealed (Tony Burke)

January 7, 2014
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A few days ago I received in my campus inbox, Tony Burke’s latest book, Secret Scripture Revealed: A New Introduction to the Christian Apocrypha (Eerdmans, 2013; published by SPCK in the UK). I have now had a chance to read through the book and I think it’s a very useful resource for students and others needing an introduction to the Christian apocyphal literature. This book could not have come at a better time! I am starting a class on Jesus and the Gospels in two days (yes, our semester begins that early) and I always have a section on the non-canonical Jesus traditions. I will be using Burke’s book to start some conversations later in the semester. (Thanks to the good people at Eerdmans for sending this book along!)

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  1. drdenis permalink
    January 8, 2014 3:53 am

    Thanks for the heads up . this will save me time, when I teach as I use books and MMS scattered all over my office.

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