What’s the Difference Between the Apocrypha and the Pseudepigrapha?

Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

You may or may not know that there are books written between the time of or around the time of the Old and New Testaments that are not in the Bible. Among others, these include […]

What is the Infancy Gospel of Thomas?

Infancy Gospel of Thomas

One of the highlights when I teach New Testament introduction courses is to have “story-time” with a reading from the Infancy Gospel of Thomas. Why would I read from such a book? Critics attempt to […]

Episode 26 – Jewish Texts You Need to Know About

Jewish Texts

Christianity emerged out of Judaism. We have already looked at the Jewish background of Christianity. While there are many ways for us to learn about Judaism, one important way is to look at Jewish texts. […]