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Margaret Williams’ new book

On Friday 8th November we’re holding a reception in the Senate Room, New college from 4.15 – 5.45, to celebrate the publication of Dr Margaret Williams’ new book, Jews in a Graeco-Roman Environment (Mohr Siebeck, 2013). Margaret is a member of the CSCO committee and a regular participant in the Classical reading group. All welcome […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 7th November 2013
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New Book on the Genre of Acts

I announce publication of the thesis of yet another of our recent PhD students, Dr. Sean Adams, who is currently a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow here in the School of Divinity: The Genre of Acts and Collected Biography.  Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series 155.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press, 2013. The genre of Acts […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 18th October 2013
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Listen to Professor Judith Lieu’s Kennedy-Wright Opening Lecture

We are very excited to post the Professor Lieu’s Kennedy-Wright opening lecture. Professor Lieu gave a well-delivered and stimulating presentation entitled “Marcion and the Corruption of the Gospel.”  

  • CSCO Team,
  • 14th October 2013

President Michael J. Kruger

Another of our PhD graduates of recent years, Michael J. Kruger (PhD in New Testament & Christian Origins, 2004), is to be inaugurated as President of Reformed Theological Seminary (Charlotte Campus) on 20 October 2013.  “Mike” as we know him, is also Professor of New Testament in the seminary. He is also a commendably productive scholar, […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 10th October 2013

“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, John! The focus of the book is on the question of whether/how the portrayal of Peter in the Gospel of Matthew was shaped by the […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 4th October 2013

Prof Judith Lieu to speak at Edinburgh

The CSCO team is pleased to announce that the Kennedy-Wright Opening lecture will be give this year by Professor Judith Lieu, Lady Margaret’s Professor of Divinity, University of Cambridge on Monday 7th October at 4 pm in the Martin Hall, New College. Prof Lieu will speak on ‘Marcion and the Corruption of the Gospel.’ The […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 24th September 2013

Dalmanutha? Ken Dark’s Proposal

Dr. Ken Dark, who gave us some informative sessions earlier this year, has now made headlines with his proposal that he may have identified the site of Dalmanutha, mentioned in the Gospel of Mark.  The story in Huffington Post appears here.

  • CSCO Team,
  • 18th September 2013

Chester Beatty Papyri: New and Fully Photographed

I’m delighted to be able now to release news of a truly important project completed:  The completion of the digital photographing of the remarkable cache of ancient papyri housed in the Chester Beatty Library (Dublin).  These papyri include portions of biblical manuscripts that are among the earliest extant, both OT and NT writings, and many […]

  • CSCO Team,
  • 18th September 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 Graeco-Roman Environment (Tuebingen:  Mohr Siebeck, 2013; ISBN 978-3-16-151901-7). This is mainly a collection of essay-length studies previously published in a variety of journals and multi-author […]

  • 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 don’t know the series, each volume reviews publications of texts and inscriptions from a preceding period of years.  This latest volume covers 1988-1992. The original […]