New College, University of Edinburgh

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

Another Jesus Remembered: How The Third Gospel Narrates Jesus

Professor Sandra Huebenthal’s lecture, “Another Jesus Remembered: How The Third Gospel Narrates Jesus” recorded on 9 March, 2017 at New College, Edinburgh University.  

  • CSCO Team,
  • 10th March 2017

Current Trends in Biblical Studies: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

From the historical-critical method to reception history, Dr. James Carleton Paget looks at current methodological trends in Biblical Studies and Christian origins.  

  • CSCO Team,
  • 1st March 2017

Recent Book Release: Epiphanius’ Alogi and the Johannine Controversy

We are excited to announce the recent release of Epiphanius’ Alogi and the Johannine Controversy by Edinburgh alumnus, Scott Manor.  Dr. Manor is VP Academic AffairsIDean of Faculty and Associate Professor of Historical Theology at Knox Theological Seminary in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.  He completed his PhD Thesis (2012) under the direction of Dr. Sara Parvis […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 23rd February 2017

What Is “Gospel Textualization”?: Navigating Media Studies and the Gospels

As the flurry of scholarship applying media studies to gospel research continues unabated, it grows all too easy to get lost in the torrent of specialized methodology and in-house terminology – some of which has yielded disputed degrees of interpretive payoff. Whether you deem topics like performance criticism, sound mapping, or book culture obfuscating or […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 15th February 2017

Goodacre and Thomas

In our latest video, Mark Goodacre discusses some important issues concerning the Gospel of Thomas.

  • CSCO Team,
  • 11th February 2017

The Adamic Christology of Early Christianity

In discussions of the New Testament Gospels, it is commonplace for scholars to affirm that Jesus is somehow the fulfillment of Israel. This is indeed an emphasis of the New Testament. However, much less often is there thought to be an Adamic Christology in the Gospels. For example, in an influential article (TDNT), Joachim Jeremias […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 4th February 2017

Pontius Pilate and the Sentencing of Jesus in Luke-Acts

Dr. David Dusenbury offers us some helpful thoughts on Pontius Pilate and the sentencing of Jesus in Luke-Acts.

  • CSCO Team,
  • 30th January 2017