Having made headlines recently for his work in the discovery of a first century Gospel of Mark inside an Egyptian mummy mask, Craig A. Evans — Payzant Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Acadia Divinity College — tells us about the importance of studying the pseudepigrapha in the original Greek, and how his new reference work (with H. Daniel Zacharias) Old Testament Pseudepigrapha: Greek and Englishcan “separate the men from the boys.” Watch our interview with him below:
In recent years scholars have rightly recognized the importance of Greek Old Testament pseudepigrapha for critical study of early Judaism and Christianity, including the writings of the New Testament. This extensive volume conveniently provides students and veteran scholars with all the Greek Old Testament pseudepigrapha along with English translation on facing pages.
Craig Evans provides a brief introduction and basic bibliography for each of the fifty-five included texts. Some of…
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