Even More Christian Apocrypha


  • Tony Burke York University




apocrypha, apocalypse, Coptic, erotapokriseis, peudepigrapha, Hajj, Ramy al-Jamarat


New Testament Apocrypha: More Noncanonical Scriptures, edited by Tony Burke and Brent Landau, was published in 2017. It is the first in a series of volumes of apocryphal Christian texts in English translation. This article offers some reflections on the reception of the volume—with a summary of and response to reviews in journals and two panel discussions—and on the process of assembling a second volume to be published in 2020. The article describes the contents of the second volume with particular emphasis on several Johannine apocrypha related to er?tapokriseis (or “question-and-answer” literature) and two texts that may reflect Chistian-Muslim interaction in late antique Egypt. The article concludes with a preliminary list of the texts to be included in a third volume to follow in 2022.

Author Biography

Tony Burke, York University

Professor, Department of Humanities


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How to Cite

Burke, T. (2020). Even More Christian Apocrypha. Bulletin for the Study of Religion, 48(3-4), 4–12. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsor.38414