New College, University of Edinburgh

Playboy, Barth, and Obama: James Carleton Paget Talks Schweitzer

Dr. James Carleton Paget (University of Cambridge) talks Schweitzer’s life and academic contributions.

  • CSCO Team,
  • 23rd April 2017

Jesus: A Very Brief History (Book Notice)

What do you put into a short book on the life and legacy of Jesus of Nazareth? And, perhaps more importantly, what do you leave out? Around 18 months ago I was approached by SPCK publishers to write Jesus: A Very Brief History. My book would be one of the first of a new series […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 20th April 2017

The Resurrection: History and Myth (PT. 3)

In this final video of our “Resurrection” series, Dr. Alison Jack discusses the important differences between history and “myth” as it relates to the resurrection.  

  • CSCO Team,
  • 14th April 2017

Resurrection Roundtable (PT. 2)

In this second part of our “Resurrection” series, Professor’s Helen Bond and Larry Hurtado along with Dr. Sara Parvis sit down for a roundtable discussion on some contentious and riveting topics related to resurrection in the New Testament and early Christianity. *We do apologise for Professor Hurtado’s audio levels being low and hollow. We had […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 12th April 2017

Resurrection in Judaism (PT. 1)

In this first installment of the CSCO Easter Series “Resurrection,” Professor Timothy Lim examines the language and historical trajectory of resurrection within Judaism.  

  • CSCO Team,
  • 10th April 2017

John and the Synoptics: Are We Really Still Asking That Question?

Once when discussing my thesis on John’s relationship to Mark, a fellow student enquired, ‘are we really still asking that question?’ And the answer – ‘yes, yes we really are’. So I would like to take this opportunity take you on a whistle-stop tour of ‘John and the Synoptics’ across the millennia, which will in […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 5th April 2017

Ancient Masculinity

In this newest video, Dr. Karin Neutel (University of Oslo) discusses ancient masculinity and circumcision. Be sure to view this helpful video.

  • CSCO Team,
  • 25th March 2017

Composite Citations in Antiquity

Over 20 percent of Paul’s quotations are composite. More than 17 percent of the citations in the Synoptic Gospels are composite. Despite these relatively high percentages, there has been surprisingly little research focused on composite citations in the New Testament. Until now. The fundamental premise of our two volumes, Composite Citations in Antiquity, is that […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 23rd March 2017

Scripture and the Oracles of God

H.W. Parke in the foreword to his 1967 book Greek Oracles presents oracles as the Greek and Roman equivalent to the Jewish or Christian Bible. While certain texts had come to be viewed with a certain authority, and even a level of divine inspiration (Homer and Plato for example), for Parke, “in spite of this […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 16th March 2017

Book Giveaway (The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Very Short Introduction)

We’re excited about the second edition release of Professor Timothy Lim’s book, The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Very Short Introduction. To celebrate this upcoming release, we will be giving away a signed copy for free. There are numerous opportunities to enter our giveaway (up to six…see the flyer below). For Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram entries […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 12th March 2017