Bulletin for the Study of Religion, Vol 48, No 3-4 (2019)

It’s Not So Secret Anymore: Shifts in the Study of Christian Apocrypha

Philip L. Tite
Issued Date: 4 Jun 2020


Editor's introduction to the issue on the special theme "The Study of Christian Apocrypha". Offers an overview of recent trends in the study of Christian apocrypha, brief summary of each article in the issue, and sets forth several recommendations for future research. The editorial introduction closes with a personal farewell and notes of appreciation, as this is his final editorial introduction as editor of the journal.

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DOI: 10.1558/bsor.41168


Burke, Tony. 2013. Secret Scriptures Revealed: A New Introduction to
the Christian Apocrypha. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans.

Burke, Tony, editor. 2015. Forbidden Texts on the Western Frontier:
The Christian Apocrypha in North American Perspectives. Proceedings
from the 2013 York University Christian Apocrypha Symposium. Eugene,
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_____. 2012. “More Christian Apocrypha.” Bulletin for the Study of
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Hawk, Brandon W. 2019. The Gospel of Pseudo-Matthew and the Nativity
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_____. 2018. Preaching Apocrypha in Anglo-Saxon England. Toronto

Anglo-Saxon Series 30. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Spittler, Janet, editor. Forthcoming. The Material of Christian
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Tite, Philip L. 2017. “A Merry Muslim Christmas!” Religion Blog:
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———. 2016. “A Note on Christian Sources for the Muslim Christmas
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Whitlock, Matthew G., editor. Forthcoming. Critical Theory and Early
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Whitlock, Matthew G., and Philip L. Tite. Forthcoming. “The Many
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and Early Christianity. Edited by Matthew G. Whitlock. Studies in
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