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Mark Goodacre
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British Resident Alien living in North Carolina, USA, Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at Duke University, Dept of Religion
British Resident Alien living in North Carolina, USA, Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at Duke University, Dept of Religion

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Apocalypse of Peter (Greek text)
Back in 2005 , I transcribed a Greek text of the Apocalypse of Peter (Akhmim fragment, from Erich Klostermann's edition) and uploaded to the web. I updated the files in 2007 and 2009 and for a couple of years I have been meaning to make some corrections to ...

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Who Was Jesus? (1977) is Now Online
I have blogged my fascination with the 1977 BBC documentary Who Was Jesus?  on a couple of occasions ( Caird, Flusser and Cupitt on Who Was Jesus? (1977)  and Who Was Jesus? (1977) ) and I've been really keen to see it for many years. I remember listening t...

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Summer Seminar with Prof. Robert Cargill and me in Minnesota
There is still time to book for the Biblical Archaeology Society's Summer Seminar event with Prof. Robert Cargill and me at St Olaf College in July. Here are the details: St Olaf College Summer Seminar with Robert Cargill and Mark Goodacre St. Olaf College ...

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Paul of Tarsus (1960) clips in The TV That Made Me
Almost ten years ago, I blogged about the forgotten BBC TV Series, Paul of Tarsus (1960) , starring Patrick Troughton ( first blog post ; second blog post ; third blog post ). In the intervening years, I have never had any success in viewing this, but at la...

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Speaker's Lectures in Biblical Studies: John's Knowledge of the Synoptic Gospels
I'm giving the Speaker's Lectures in Biblical Studies in Oxford this year, beginning tomorrow (Tuesday). Full details below: "John's Knowledge of the Synoptic Gospels" Mark Goodacre Professor in the Department of Religious Studies, Duke University 12 noon i...

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Gospel of Jesus' Wife Updates
It would be easy to think that there would be nothing new to say about the Gospel of Jesus' Wife after the dramatic events of last June (chronicled here under the headings  The Owner of the Gospel of Jesus' Wife is Unmasked and Gospel of Jesus' Wife: Last C...

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Finding Jesus Season Two
Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery returns tonight for its second season. Tune in to CNN at 9pm ET/PT. Here's the trailer: The first episode deals with Pontius Pilate and focuses on the Pilate stone. There's a clip here (featuring Candida Moss, Robert Carg...

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NT Pod 80: Christmas in John's Gospel
NT Pod 80 asks about Christmas in John's Gospel. It is just over thirteen minutes long. NT Pod 80: Christmas in John's Gospel (mp3) Key texts: John 1.1-18; John 1.14; John 1.45-6; John 18.5, 7; John 19.19, John 1.29, John 3.24, 6.42, 7.42; Matthew 2.4-6; Lu...

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Number of the Beast on Bible Mysteries
I get to the last lecture in my Introduction to the New Testament course tomorrow, and it provides the opportunity to talk about Revelation. I generally find that the subject matter is so interesting that I ask myself why I don't try to teach a whole course...

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I get to the last lecture in my Introduction to the New Testament course tomorrow, and it provides the opportunity to talk about Revelation. I generally find that the subject matter is so interesting that I ask myself why I don't try to teach a whole course...
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