"This is an excellent collection..."--Professor Keith A. Burton, Oakwood College"A well selected series of texts from a widely neglected body of early Christian literature. This book will serve as a useful introduction to the New Testament apocrypha for anyone interested in popular spirituality during the time in which the New Testament canon took shape."--Frank Thielman, Associate Professor of the New Testament, Beeson Divinity School"A convenient selection of excerpts from his erudite and invaluable The Apocryphal New Testament. A nice handbook for students, as well as an invitation to the larger work."--Roy D. Wells, Professor of Religion, Birmingham Southern College..".informative and well designed to introduce someone to a broad sampling of Apocryphal literature."--Gary Derickson, Western Baptist College"An excellent low-cost collection."--Michael T. McEwen, St. Gregory's College
About the Author
J. K. Elliott is Reader in Textual Criticism for the Department of Religious Studies and Theology at the University of Leeds. He also edited The Apocryphal New Testament: A Collection of Apocryphal Christian Literature in an English Translation (OUP, 1994).