Friday, January 13, 2012

Biblioblogospheric book notes

Apri De Conick (Forbidden Gospels): Book Note: Dark Mirrors by Andrei A. Orlov.

Noted earlier here.

Mark Goodacre (NT Blog): Jesus, Criteria and the Demise of Authenticity

I can't say I'm sorry to see the demise of the authenticity criteria for Jesus logia, if that is really what's happening. Those criteria, at least as applied in recent decades, have seemed to me to be weighted toward "recovering" a historical Jesus who turns out to be a 1980s American humanities professor. Related thoughts here and here.