AFB B-Sides: Dormition of Mary

Apocrypha for Beginners is meant to cover many representative works, but I was only able to include so many. There are, of course, myriad more. This is part of a series of "B-sides": posts about apocrypha that weren't included in the book. Dormition of Mary Facts Also known as: Assumption of Mary, Book of Rest, … Continue reading AFB B-Sides: Dormition of Mary

AFB B-Sides: Letters of Christ and Abgar

Apocrypha for Beginners is meant to cover many representative works, but I was only able to include so many. There are, of course, myriad more. This is part of a series of "B-sides": posts about apocrypha that weren't included in the book. Letters of Christ and Abgar Facts Also known as: Epistles of Christ and … Continue reading AFB B-Sides: Letters of Christ and Abgar

AFB B-Sides: Letter of Aristeas

Apocrypha for Beginners includes over 50 different apocrypha, but there are, of course, myriad more. This is part of a series of “B-sides”: posts about apocrypha that weren’t included in the book. Letter of Aristeas Facts Also known as: Letter of Pseudo-Aristeas, Letter to Philocrates Author: Unknown, a Hellenistic Jew living in diaspora in Alexandria; attributed … Continue reading AFB B-Sides: Letter of Aristeas

What’s Featured in Apocrypha for Beginners?

https://youtu.be/CNs77xyE2kw As the marketing description promises, Apocrypha for Beginners features "More than 50 apocrypha―Delve into a variety of apocrypha from different eras and cultures, like the Book of Enoch, the Gospel of Judas, and more." In the introduction, I say that the book includes "some of the most important for the histories of Judaism and … Continue reading What’s Featured in Apocrypha for Beginners?