Tuesday, October 6, 2009

I haven't forgotten my blog

Really! The Codex Judas Papers has just arrived, and so I am buried in proofs and indexing...but the book (over 600 pages) will be out by year's end in Brill's Nag Hammadi and Manichaean Studies series.


Jared said...

Nice. I will look forward to checking it out of the library.

Pastor Bob said...

BAR bragged about Dr. DeConick today in their weekly news email.

April DeConick said...

Oh yeah? What did they have to say?

Pastor Bob said...

They said:

Renowned Gnostic scholar April DeConick

April D. DeConick is the Isla Carroll and Percy E. Turner Professor of Biblical Studies at Rice University. Her recent book The Thirteenth Apostle: What the Gospel of Judas Really Says (London: Continuum, 2007) is the first to seriously challenge the interpretation and translation published by National Geographic (2006). She is currently completing her next popular book titled Sex and the Serpent: Why the Sexual Conflicts of the Early Church Still Matter, and is starting another on Gnostic spirituality titled The Gnostics and Their Gospels: An Introduction to Gnostic Spirituality in Antiquity. Professor DeConick sits on the editorial board of the Nag Hammadi and Manichean Studies series published by E.J. Brill. She is an active member of the Society of Biblical Literature where she serves as co-chair of the New Testament Mysticism Project. She also organized and chaired for many years the Early Jewish and Christian Mysticism Group. She is affiliated with the North American Patristics Society and the International Association for Coptic Studies.

Don't miss your opportunity to hear Professor DeConick's latest research and remarkable discovery presented in her lecture "The Magical Judas: Iscariot's Gospel and Gem" at the 12th annual Bible and Archaeology Fest!