New College, University of Edinburgh

“Peter–Apocalyptic Seer”

Another of our recent PhD graduates, John R. Markley, has had his thesis published in a respected monograph series:  John R. Markley, Peter–Apocalyptic Seer (WUNT 2.348; Tuebingen:  Mohr Siebeck, 2013.  Congratulations, […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 4th October 2013

New Book on Jews in the Graeco-Roman Period

Perusing the current Mohr Siebeck catalogue, I’ve just noticed that our own Dr. Margaret Williams has a new book out (she’s too modest to have mentioned it):  Jews in a […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 17th September 2013

“New Documents” Vol 10

I’ve just received my copy of Volume 10 of the valuable series, New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity, eds. S. R. Llewelyn and J. R. Harrison (Eerdmans, 2012).  For those who […]

Christianity and Roman Society: A Good Read

(Larry Hurtado):  Over the last couple of weeks one of the books I’ve worked through is Gillian Clark’s Christianity and Roman Society (CUP, 2004), and I commend it heartily.  At […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 2nd September 2013

Kruger on the NT Canon

(Larry Hurtado):  One our former PhD students, Michael Kruger, has produced a fine study of the emergence of the New Testament canon:  Canon Revisited:  Establishing the Origins and Authority of […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 19th April 2013

Another “New Documents” Volume

(Larry Hurtado):  The latest in the series, “New Documents Illustrating Early Christianity,” produced by the Ancient History Documentary Research Centre in Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia) has appeared, Volume 10, edited […]

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  • 15th February 2013

“The Gendered Palimpsest”

(Larry Hurtado): Kim Haines-Eitzen is already known as a talented and innovative scholar in the study of early Christian manuscripts, especially through her earlier book, Guardians of Letters: Literacy, Power, […]

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  • 19th July 2012

Major Reference Work on Religion in Ancient World

(Larry Hurtado): Although it’s been out for several years now, I’ve only recently become introduced to a major and important, multi-volume reference work on virutually all aspects of religion in the […]

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  • 13th February 2012

New Book on The Shepherd of Hermas

(Larry Hurtado):  After Psalms and the Gospels of Matthew and John, the most frequently represented text in Christian manuscripts dated prior to 300 CE is The Shepherd of Hermas.  Though […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 30th January 2012

Newly Published Articles on Christian Papyri

(Larry Hurtado):  The latest issue of The Bulletin of the American Society of Papyrologists arrived late last week, containing several articles especially noteworthy for students of early Christianity and interested in […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 27th December 2011